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Defending Diction

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Defending Diction: Obstructionism

In recent months, under considerable encouragement from conservative media and largely in response to critics of Donald Trump, a word has reemerged …

Defending Diction: Objectivity

As the country is deep into a divisive election year, with one convention behind us and another commencing this week, journalistic coverage …

A US Olympian running with a flag, getting congratulated by fans.

Defending Diction: Patriotism

Throughout the American-led invasion of Iraq during the Bush Administration, the right fiercely rejected the legitimacy of any opposition to the invasion and …