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

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thanks!

cannistraro
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The site is http://www.outfoxed.org/ and the video is at

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SueN
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thank you

cannistraro
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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.

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

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Learn something new every day

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

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

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