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Changing the Conversation

John in OK Wrote: Apr 27, 2013 8:46 AM
And there are lies, d@mned lies and statistics. The government is putting out statistics.

Don Draper, Mad Men's master advertiser likes to say "when you don't like what they are saying, change the conversation."  When it comes to the current economic weakness, which was confirmed again today by the release of lower than expected GDP data, Washington would love do just that. Fortunately for them, they consistently outdo the master minds of Madison Avenue when it comes to misdirection. If the government doesn't like what people are saying, they don't bother just to change the conversation, they change the meaning of the words.


The latest example of this...