William Lutz Explores The World Of Doublespeak And How It Affects The Public

Aug 7, 2015 By Sarah Brennan
Doublespeak is the deliberate practice of distorting the meaning of words. Advertisements and politicians are the biggest culprits of this deceiving language, and, unfortunately, it has become shockingly normal. William Lutz, the author of "Doublespeak," believes this new normalcy is deceiving the public and affecting citizens' attitude toward voting.

Making the truth more palatable through manipulated words has been a tactic used since this William Lutz interview in 1989 and beyond. With the 2016 presidential election in full swing, we know about this deception all too well. William Lutz discusses the concept in great detail, and it is truly eye-opening.
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