Tuesday, September 21, 2004

In this Boston Globe article, linguistics professor George Lakoff answers the question, "How do Republicans continually frustrate Democrats, keeping them on the defensive?" According to Lakoff, "It's not just their media control (Fox News, Clear Channel, etc.), it's not just the $2 billion they've put into think tanks over the past 30 years, and it's not just lies and dirty tricks. It's their skill at 'framing.'"