Tag: Mitch McConnell

Fair Observer’s New Feature: “Language and the News”

Fair Observer’s New Feature: “Language and the News”

After running the feature called “The Daily Devil’s Dictionary” for the past four years, Fair Observer is expanding its coverage of the culture of media and public discourse. The Devil’s Dictionary moves to a weekly format and will be accompanied by a developing reflection on the language...

The Fringe Feeds a Familiar Narrative

The Fringe Feeds a Familiar Narrative

Finally, it has come to pass in the land of the free and the home of the brave that the cancerous core of America’s Republican Party is in full metastasis, spreading its poisonous tentacles far into the body politic. There is so little substantive pushback from Republican Party “leadership”...

Mitch McConnell and the Newspeak of Democracy

Mitch McConnell and the Newspeak of Democracy

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has the reputation of acting as a powerful unifier of his party’s troops in the Senate. He has demonstrated his ability to convince fellow Republicans of what needs to be done (or prevented from being done) and how to move forward with urgency (or not...

Mitch McConnell: Do Not Disturb the US Honeymoon with Israel

Mitch McConnell: Do Not Disturb the US Honeymoon with Israel

Mitch McConnell embarks on a sentimental journey that allows him to castigate critical thinking as “sentiment.” The Daily Devil's Dictionary reports. An Associated Press article quotes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reaction to the what he sees as intolerable criticism of Israel...

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