NewsChannel 8, Washington, D.C.
October 11 @ 5:39 pm
On Bruce DePuyt’s “NewsTalk” David discussed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s efforts to limit amendment on legislation, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s challenges in the New Hampshire presidential debate.
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.