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Political language — and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists — is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
“Politics and the English Language,” Horizon, (Apr. 1946)
Added on 21-Jul-07 | Last updated 21-Jul-07