How right-wing wordsmiths stole the US

"[Geoffrey] Nunberg, best known as a commentator for National Public Radio's Fresh Air, has a lot to say about how conservatives--with help from the media--have dominated debate by twisting political language to their advantage and using cultural caricatures to turn opponents into effete 'elites' out of touch with core American 'values.'

"It's all neatly summed up in the long and provocative title of his new book, Talking Right: How Conservatives Turned Liberals Into a Tax-Raising, Latte-Drinking, Sushi-Eating, New York Times-Reading, Body-Piercing, Hollywood-Loving, Left-Wing Freak Show."


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