Tuesday 26 June 2007

Hillary Clinton Crafts Centrist Stance on War

 Thanks to Warwick Freeman for this sample of craftspeak, which depicts American politics as a technical exercise to construct a delicately balanced position:

Don Balz 'Hillary Clinton Crafts Centrist Stance on War'  Washington Post

Some analysts call her approach a classic example of the kind of third-way triangulation -- putting herself at odds not only with the Republicans but also with much of her own party -- practiced by her husband, former president Bill Clinton. Others say she has been on target in her approach.

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