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  •  Certainly his primary opponents will use (4+ / 0-)
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    this against Christie.
    For those voters who think what FOX/Limbaugh/Luntz/Rove/Koch tells them to think, it will go however they are told it should go.
    If Christie is the darling, it will be an heroic act.
    If he is on the outs, it will have been "something a Democrat would do."

    I ain't often right, but I've never been wrong. Seldom turns out the way it does in this song.

    by mungley on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 08:41:56 AM PST

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    •  In Newspeak theory, (1+ / 0-)
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      as explained by one of Winston Smith's colleagues a the Ministry of Truth, the idea is to have a vocabulary that is correct regardless of the facts. The example given is the word "duckspeak", that is, quacking like a duck. This is the highest praise for an orator on your side, and the biggest put-down for one on the opposite side.

      So, as you describe the situation, Christie is a champion doubleplusduckspeaker. So are they all, all doubleplusduckspeakers.

      Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

      by Mokurai on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 03:02:15 PM PST

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