'Herman devastatingly demonstrates how the government and the mass media manipulate words to make us accept the unacceptable and think the unthinkable. Half a dozen thoughtful essays, replete with specific examples, make the case, but the best part of the book-constituting 75 pages-is Herman's 'Doublespeak Dictionary for the 1990s.' The ProgressiveThis spirited book offers examples of duplicitous terminology, trenchant essays, satirical cartoons, and a cross-referenced doublespeak dictionary for the 1990s.Against. Boondoggles, . with. Compassion. One of the most notable features of Reagan-Bush era policy has been the ... thing, it is everythingaquot;; but would Vince, his players, and fans have been proud to smash a high school football team?
|Author||:||Edward S. Herman|
|Publisher||:||South End Press - 1992|