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  •  akadjian you are spot on again... (8+ / 0-)

    you really need to be employed as the Democratic version of Frank Luntz.  You understand language and perspective and would make a great contribution to this nation.

    If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.

    by kharma on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 10:35:10 AM PDT

    •  Hey watchit ... that Frank Luntz thing hurts :) (6+ / 0-)

      Seriously though, I know what you mean and thank you for the kind words.

      I just have a gut reaction to Luntz because he's such a tool and I really don't believe in 'spin' like Luntz does. I don't think anyone should ever try to spin or say anything that they don't believe.

      •  Oh I agree wholeheartedly... (1+ / 0-)
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        that honest messaging makes a difference.  How do you tell your Mom you don't like her new hairdo?

        1. Mom I don't like your new hairdo, it makes you look old.
        2. Mom, you look nice but I think you would look so much younger with a hairdo like...

        The whole right-wing message with Luntz and all are based on deception, we absolutely want people on our side based on truth.  

        If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.

        by kharma on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 12:37:20 PM PDT

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    •  slight correction (0+ / 0-)
      need to be employed as the Democratic version of Frank Luntz. [answer to strategic distortions, propaganda and spin]

      "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

      by LilithGardener on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 10:27:35 AM PDT

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