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A Political Glossary: Part II

JeffWRidge Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 2:45 AM
We'll see how true that is next November. But you go ahead and keep counting those eggs and hoping they all hatch into chickens. After all, that worked out so well in 2010 and then in Wisconsin this year.

Editor's Note: This is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

Politicians seem to have a special fondness for words that have two very different meanings, so we are likely to hear a lot of these kinds of words this election year.

"Access" is one of those words. Politicians seem to be forever coming to the rescue of people who have been denied "access" to credit, college or whatever.

But what does that mean, concretely?

It could mean that some external force is blocking you from whatever your goal might be. Or it could mean that you just...