from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language used to mislead and manipulate the public.
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- n. A mode of talk by politicians and officials using ambiguous words to deceive the listener.
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- n. deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public
Orwell coined the word newspeak, meaning common words having uncommon meaning.
Whereas the first article is just written in newspeak, yet coherent, the 2nd one is a mess …
Although I am almost certain newspeak for that stance is “support our troops”, and “collateral damage” …
Most of all, we have the language -- the "newspeak" -- Orwell predicted.
In its aid policy in Ethiopia, the U.S. seems to be more interested in generating "newspeak" and photo ops than producing the right results good governance.
Such is the "newspeak", the glossy, rose-colored narrative, of the U.S. aid bureaucracy.
Another Orwellian "newspeak" conclusion is that "the international community has been largely silent" about alleged Israeli abuses in the Gaza and the West Bank.
In announcing the funding cut, Inouye's press release was a remarkable illustration of Orwellian "newspeak," ostensibly supporting the very opposite of what he was doing:
The MSM just repeat each others "newspeak" equivalent over and over again, until everyone is stupid.
This Orwellian "newspeak" is possibly the most alarming of all the extrusions from the enemy as, the further they distance themselves from the reality of what is democracy, the more they prattle about bringing democracy to their construct.
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