the tyranny of cliches on Townhall

Jacqueline Otto - Tue May 1

Always one for a good rant, Greg Gutfeld on Fox News' late afternoon show The Five has recently had a series of "banned words." He argues that certain words and phrases such as "narrative" and "slippery slope" have been over used and therefore shouldn't be used until people learn what they actually mean. It's almost as if Gutfeld has been reading from a copy of Jonah Goldberg's new book The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas. ... more