“The disquieting thing about newscaster-babble or editorial-speak is its ready availability as a serf idiom, a vernacular of deference. ‘Mr. Secretary, are we any nearer to bringing about a dialogue in this process?'”  – Christopher Hitchens


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  1. Hello, I’ve been lurking for a couple of weeks; I’d like to comment on Mr. Hitchens’ remark.

    DC reporters should NOT be deferring to the official at the podium before them, they should be using instead of we, the more hostile you guys — and they would be, if the US were a proper republic and not a (global roman) empire.

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