Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Examples of this usage are countless (there was a fantastic montage of numerous cable news anchors repeating identical phrases including "this is extremely dangerous to our democracy"), but if a scholar were tasked to provide a linguistic commentary on this utterance, how would he explain the phrase "a threat to our democracy"? What does it mean?

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    This is bullshit, right? Immediately after the 1917 revolution education was in shambles. And there were still several years of the civil war to…

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    I was stumped by the asterisks in the second bleeped word. Could only think of hand, but that's not what it was. In any case, it's a perfectly…

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    Which/whose corporate interests is he talking about? Which corporations are interested in what? I am so confused.

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