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Choosing Your Words — Why Now?
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Choosing Your Words

So now there’s a major hissy fit on the right because the President said that the Department of the Interior was going to send “SWAT” teams to inspect the oil platforms in the Gulf.

That was an unfortunate choice of words, but Resource Protection, Preparedness and Response Team, or RPPRT [RePPaRT?] doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue.


1 Bryan { 05.03.10 at 11:12 am }

The media would have ignored it, as they continually did for for most of 8 years, and the left wing bloggers who specialized in snark would have made a joke out of it, as they did for most of 8 years.

I don’t have to “think” about it, that’s what happened. It is all stored in files on the ‘Net.

2 Steve Bates { 05.03.10 at 12:00 pm }

There you go again, David, pretending against all evidence that you actually know something about American politics. Rather than try in vain to disabuse you of the notion, I’ll just stick my tongue out at you and give you a context-appropriate “raspberry”: