European Union Visitors Program – Strasbourg France
David met with European Parliament Members Marjietje Schaake (The Netherlands), Syed Kamall (Great Britain), Olle Schmidt (Sweden) and Stefan Pfitzner, head of the Secretariat of Transatlantic Relations. Discussion topics included Eurozone challenges and the EU’s foreign policy agenda.
David‘s latest book is Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs and Washington Handshakes: Decoding The Jargon Slang and Bluster of American Political Speech. Written with Almanac of American Politics Co-Author Chuck McCutcheon, Dog Whistlesdecodes what politicians really mean when they use odd-sounding, insider-ish phrases.
With a forward by author, journalist and television analyst Jeff Greenfield, Dog Whistles will help you keep up your antennae on high alert for intentionally-confusing language by political types of both parties.