“In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible … Thus political language has to consist largely of euphemism, question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness … the great enemy of clear language is insincerity. Where there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, ….”  (George Orwell : “Politics and the English Language“)

In simpler terms, Doublespeak is pure BULLSHIT.  The speaker’s intent may be uninformed, innocent, well intended or treacherous, but it is still Bullshit.

If for some inexplicable reason, you want more background on me, here is some: https://doublespeakinthenews.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/rjm-bioc-2019.pdf

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