Understatement Dept.

TPM tries on understatement for size.

Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall: Is it troubling at all that this paragraph, the third in a piece tomorrow's Post, appears to be the White House's own description of how they'll sell their Social Security phase-out plan?

The campaign will use Bush's campaign-honed techniques of mass repetition, never deviating from the script and using the politics of fear to build support — contending that a Social Security financial crisis is imminent when even Republican figures show it is decades away.


Even if you can't fool all of the people all of the time, can you sucker a majority?

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One Response to Understatement Dept.

  1. Jean says:

    “Even if you can’t fool all of the people all of the time, can you sucker a majority?”


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