Newspeak Dictionary Updates

Newspeak Dictionary Updates

If it’s been a while since you checked out Prepography‘s Newspeak, A Modern Political Dictionary…take a look as there are a number of Newspeak Dictionary updates including:

Common Sense Reform:  Newspeak term used to ‘sell’ the abridgement of freedom.  By incrementally passing ‘common sense reforms’ freedoms can be legislated out of existence in just a few years.  Many of these ‘common sense reforms’ are initiated rapidly in response to a tragic or emotional incident…almost as if the freedom abridging proposal was sitting on the shelf just waiting so that the political elites don’t have to let “a serious crisis to go to waste” (to use the words of the former Obama Administration Chief of Staff and current Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel).

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