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Canned lines, ready to serve "message discipline"

Canned lines, ready to serve “message discipline”

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Every politician worth his salt has “canned” lines, ready to serve up at a moment’s questioning. Get asked the same questions by constituents and interviewers from townhall to townhall and from interview to interview, giving numerous speeches along the campaign trail, and you’re bound to have stock answers. Let me be clear, this includes President… Read more »

GITMO as recruiting ground?  No.  They're just not that into you.

GITMO as recruiting ground? No. They’re just not that into you.

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Guantanamo- the least worst option, during a time of “a new kind” of war. It’s been much maligned- some criticism I feel does have merit and consideration; much does not. If it’s become any kind of propaganda bonanza for our enemies, it’s only because of the hysteria and hyperventilation and the mythic distortions and outright… Read more »