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PostSubject: a politicians word   a politicians word Icon_minitimeTue May 30, 2017 3:49 pm

In 70-90 percent of cases a politician will speak as unnaturally to the full truth as possible before an unwitting audience - and an audience to a politician is almost by definition unwitting -, merely as a basis technique to give the opponent a maximum of trouble in setting things straight, before a counter statement can be made.


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PostSubject: Re: a politicians word   a politicians word Icon_minitimeWed May 31, 2017 7:59 am

Yeah, most politicians test the waters, finding out what the people want to hear, and then telling them what they want to hear. The truth doesn't matter here.
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