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The AP's Complicated Word-Association Test

samplin Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 7:29 AM
This whole non-labeling nonsense is just the sanctimonious libs lastest version of blowing smoke. Instead of lableing someone as a person who disagrees with them as one who espouses traditional and conservative social positions, they have no problem labeling that person as a "right winger;" "hater," "Nazi," and the list contines. It is akin to our ancestors who would whisper, "cancer," rather than face truth.
Truckman Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 11:05 AM
Liberals have made an art of re-designating to make bad things sound better and good things sound bad. If we Conservatives wanted to play by THEIR rules I'm sure we could work up a pretty good arsenal of derogatory names for THEM-look how many we've come up with for our Illegal-Immigrant-In-Chief. That HAS to be a World Record!

In what may be the greatest victory to date for the sophisticatedly asinine organization "No Labels," the Associated Press has embraced a new policy against "labeling people." For instance, its widely used and influential style guide is being purged of such terms as "schizophrenic" in favor of "diagnosed with schizophrenia."

Most of the chatter about the AP's move has been over its decision to drop the term "illegal immigrant." AP Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll explained that the change on "illegal immigrant" was based on the no-labeling policy. "We concluded that to be consistent, we needed to change...