WHYY, Philadelphia, “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane”
David discussed the roles of Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich in the presidential campaign, the Republican vice-presidential pick, the national political conventions, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s calling out Mitt Romney on tax returns and various attack ads.
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.