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NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Slams Obama’s Reference to ‘Absolutism’

Bob from PA Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 7:26 PM
Lenin's maxim was to confound the language. Words do have meaning but if you can't get what you want, then redfine them. Classic Orwellian language and Obama go hand in hand.
RGR28 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 7:39 PM
Which writing of Lenin's did you find that, Bob?
psydoc Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 7:30 PM
What is the definition of is? A perfect example of what you post, Bob.

President Obama’s inaugural address was arguably one of the most liberal speeches he’s ever delivered—but one line in particular drew the ire of NRA’s Wayne LaPierre:  “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.”

Speaking at the 56th annual Weatherby Foundation International Hunting and Conservation Award dinner in Reno, Nev., LaPierre said, “Obama wants to turn the idea of “absolutism” into another dirty word, just another word for extremism. He wants you to accept the idea of “principles” as he sees fit to define them. It’s a way of...