Posted by Curt on 29 April, 2013 at 10:32 am. Be the first to comment!



There is the official policy and then there is the actual practice. The point of undercover sting videos is to discover the actual practice.

What do you do when a politically-inconvenient truth has been discovered? You gin up some fake outrage about it:

Apparently @saletan believes that “exploit” is a synonym for “expose.” Hey, they both start with ex-. Close enough!

Having been involved in rhetoric for some time, I know this strategy well: When you have no good objection to an argument or a piece of information, and yet must respond to it, just yellwhatever weak objection is at hand and begin throwing out accusations of bad faith and dirty dealing.

The Washington Post documents the exploitation:

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