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Hack political words and phrases from reading newspapers and following politics

March 23, 2017

Sentences and hack phrases that have haunted me from reading newspapers and listening to political talking heads:

  • Exculpatory
  • One-off
  • walking back
  • iteration
  • Shared values in our pluralistic society
  • Inflection point
  • Caviar colored soil to the arm alkaline water
  • Volatility index
  • Heightened level of ambiguity
  • A new metric
  • pushback
  • drill down
  •  unpack
  • more to come
  • Optics
  • One-off
  • Rubric
  • block out the affluenza of privilege
  • palpable
  • impacted
  • Tasked with
  • a Eureka Moment
  • so many variables
  • reductionist aesthetic
  • The reality is
  • intersectionality
  • double down
  • Tumescent
  • Heightened level of ambiguity
  • Diversify their investments and produce steady moderate returns.
  • child rearing become “parenting

 

One of my favorite phrases in newspaper articles about scoundrels: “who before vanishing denied wrongdoing.”

Another one of my favorite phrases in newspaper articles about scoundrels: “questions about its accounting and business process.”

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