President Obama’s New American Vocabulary
by Victor Davis Hanson
Of all the many changes that the Obama administration has enacted over the last five years, the least remarked upon are the strange changes in our vocabulary. To fathom the shifting meaning of words, here is a guide to the new Obama lexicon.
Affordable Care Act: Mostly unaffordable, uncaring, and inactive.
Assault Weapon: Paint your .22 black and add a plastic handle.
Associated Press: Leakers who dared to challenge the White House monopoly.
Baby: Punishment for a mistake.
Benghazi: We won’t have any more because one video-maker is now in prison.
Berlin Wall: Analogous to the Cold War fence that kept out German illegal aliens from entering a free East Berlin.
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