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In The Interests Of Clarity [Mar. 14th, 2017|09:40 am]
Tony Grist
"Clear"- as in "The PM has made it very clear" or " I'm clear that"- must be the most overworked word in British politics.

[User Picture]From: basefinder
2017-03-14 10:27 am (UTC)
We usually interpret "Let me be clear on this" as meaning we're about to hear a whopper of a lie.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2017-03-14 03:59 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: tagryn
2017-03-14 12:18 pm (UTC)
For what its worth, "let me be clear" was a favorite turnphrase of Pres. Obama... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oNcHS0c5W8
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2017-03-14 04:00 pm (UTC)
They think it inspires trust.

It doesn't.
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From: cmcmck
2017-03-14 06:16 pm (UTC)
Especially when she hasn't.........
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2017-03-14 07:19 pm (UTC)
She wanted the job. She's got it. And she's struggling.
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[User Picture]From: qatsi
2017-03-14 08:43 pm (UTC)

A device of demagogues and dictators

Closely followed by "The People Have Spoken" (though, curiously, only when what it's claimed the people said is in line with the politician's own argument).
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