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Expert Newspeak

Dear Editor:

And now, ladies and gentlemen, the current top nominee for this summer’s best (most audacious) example of Newspeak by an “expert” participating in an Aspen Institute forum goes to Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Jane Holl Lute, who said that her boss, the People’s Commissar (DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano), has said “many, many times, the southern border has never been more secure than it is today.”

Mike McGarry

Aspen


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