Decoding the Jargon, Slang, and Bluster
of American Political Speech

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WEAPONIZE

An increasingly popular word that connotes turning something – in politics, anything from campaign contributions to fact-check columns to politicians themselves – into a powerful means of gaining advantage.

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“A guide through the thicket, a machete with which to cut your way through the jungle of rhetoric… This volume may prove a life saver.” –Jeff Greenfield

Chuck McCutcheon was co-author of National Journal’s Almanac of American Politics 2012 and 2014, and co-editor of Congressional Quarterly’s Politics in America 2010.
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FRIDAY, JULY 31 - Dave will discuss Dog Whistles and related topics as part of University Synagogue's Distinguished Speaker's Series, in Irvine, Calif.

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