A different September 11

September 11, 2001. A hijacked passenger jet out of Boston crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center, ripping a gaping hole in its façade and setting the building on fire. Eighteen minutes later, a second hijacked jet slams into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes. A young girlContinue reading “A different September 11”

Political rhetoric: double-talk, gobbledygook, gibberish and jabberwocky?

I’m gobsmacked and flabbergasted at Donald Trump’s incessant gibberish—is this political rhetoric or jabberwocky? While the following promises not to decipher Trump’s or his advisors’ double-talk, it does uncover the origins of all of this gobbledygook. Being a Canadian who doesn’t understand fully the American political system, I don’t usually follow the goings on orContinue reading “Political rhetoric: double-talk, gobbledygook, gibberish and jabberwocky?”