June 10, 2003
emergency urgent request

What's your favorite example of government doublespeak? Believe it or not, this is work-related.

Thanks and sorry for the total misuse of the medium.

Love, Kio

Posted by kio at June 10, 2003 03:47 PM
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This is such a Kevin thing to do.

Posted by: dbrown on June 10, 2003 04:42 PM

Coalition of the Willing had to have been one of the most uninspired coinages in recent memory.

Posted by: tmonkey on June 10, 2003 05:08 PM

I was going to say Peacemaker and Patriot missile.

What about "bringing democracy"?
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Posted by: phrisky on June 10, 2003 05:16 PM

"partial birth abortion"

Posted by: dbrown on June 10, 2003 06:03 PM

Thanks guys--saved my butt. I could tell you what it was for, but then I'd have to euthenize you.

Posted by: Kio on June 10, 2003 06:28 PM

Don't forget the whole "Freedom Fries" fiasco, and while we're at it, the USA Patriot Act.

Posted by: tmonkey on June 10, 2003 07:52 PM

"Operation Iraqi Freedom"

Posted by: on June 10, 2003 08:11 PM

This from today's op-ed in the Times: Bush's "tax cuts" = "service cuts"

Posted by: tmonkey on June 11, 2003 09:39 AM

wow, that one is stunning, especially in that it's an obfuscation that actually makes the meaning of "tax cuts" MORE clear.

Posted by: Kio on June 11, 2003 09:47 AM
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