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A new verb
American Thinker, by Greg Richards

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Posted By:magnante, 2/25/2013 8:25:17 AM

Vocabulary is important. It is the means through which we make our argument, through which we move people. (snip)Turn the tables using vocabulary. Turn "Alinsky" into a verb. And use it to dismiss incidents or arguments crafted to make our people look bad, whether it is with Katie Couric or Gloria Allred or Nancy Pelosi, or whomever. "Governor Palin, what did you think about your interview with Katie Couric and her questions about what you read?" "Oh, she was just Alinskying me."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: olcap, 2/25/2013 8:48:44 AM     (No. 9194628)

Yes, let´s spread the alinsky verb all over the twitterverse! The young people will think it´s really cool, and it will go viral!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 2/25/2013 8:50:04 AM     (No. 9194634)

Sigh, us L-Dotters have been using it this way for years. I really wish these Conservative "Writers" would log-in here sometimes.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/25/2013 8:56:28 AM     (No. 9194650)

Sure, but let it be known that " Alinksying " is what the MSM does to it´s enemies while "Lewinskying" is what it does to the Obama administration.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 2/25/2013 9:06:09 AM     (No. 9194676)

Excellent! Now use it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: krause, 2/25/2013 9:32:55 AM     (No. 9194728)

Has anyone ever asked Obama directly about Alinsky, Frances Fox Piven, Cloward-Pivin, etc?
Or are these types of questions off limits. Would love to see if he would acknowledge his interest in these people´s philosophies, or would he side step these people as he did with William Ayers as ´just a guy in the neighborhood.´


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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/25/2013 12:05:59 PM     (No. 9195091)

Alinskying is the same as BOHICA...

Bend Over Here it comes again!

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