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How wordplay softens the hard truth

How wordplay softens the hard truth

(3:40) Verbal camouflage, the art of softening the truth with words, is alive and well in US politics. But will the American public be fooled? Marina Portnaya from Russia Today reports on the evolving vocabulary used by politicians to soften the hard truth.

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TheBob TheBob (2050 days ago)
Even better explained in LINK George Orwell 1946
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Even better explained in LINK George Orwell 1946
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Guest: Lepton - the guest (1253 days ago)
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I have no link to it, but one of his short essays, 'Politics and the English Language' breaks down the issue quite well. Essentially, 1984 is about the same thing, in which his thoughts are even more mature.

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I have no link to it, but one of his short essays, 'Politics and the English Language' breaks down the issue quite well. Essentially, 1984 is about the same thing, in which his thoughts are even more mature.

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Guest: Just Saying, Is All ... (2047 days ago)
From the unbiased "Russia Today" ... Russia, where "political oposition" is better known as "prisoner" ... and "journalist" is sometimes "suicide victim".
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From the unbiased "Russia Today" ... Russia, where "political oposition" is better known as "prisoner" ... and "journalist" is sometimes "suicide victim".
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