Obama is more interested in controlling who gets your piece of the pie than he is in growing the pie.Seriously like double-you tee eff? This asshole can't even come up with a convincing analogy. "Growing the pie"? The phrase is a lexico-conceptual black hole. I can feel the tug toward the event horizon of non-meaning even as I type. I mean, why not "aching the boat" or "slamming the air" or "focusing the box"?
-John McCain, all the fucking time
And yet this random jumble of syllables has become the central rhetorical trope of his campaign. Orwell, when he wrote "Politics and the English Language," talked about the manipulation of language lacking content, but didn't anticipate campaigns conducted in Klingon.