what's the website Thom mentioned today that has the Fox so called news quotes "people are saying"?

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cannistraro

thanks!

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SueN
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The site is http://www.outfoxed.org/ and the video is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYA9ufivbDw

cannistraro
thank you

thank you

chilidog
This is an old tactic.  "Some

This is an old tactic.  "Some people say..." Who said that? You? Not you? Somebody else? No one ever said that?

They made a whole movie about this back in 2003, 2004 (2002?) it was called Outfoxed.

SueN
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Wikipedia calls them weasel

Wikipedia calls them weasel words. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weasel_word

chilidog
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http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/tergiversate

 

To evade, to equivocate using subterfuge; to deliberately obfuscate.