RE: marginally on-topic: Question about Fairness doctrine

Subject: RE: marginally on-topic: Question about Fairness doctrine
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Diane Brennan" <dalaine00 -at- yahoo -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 11:50:49 -0600

Diane Brennan wrote:

> Well, you just pretty much proved my point. Anyone on the left who
dares to
> speak out on any issue is subjected to name calling which is intended
> intimidate the person into not speaking out at all on any topic.

Now I understand:

"The jerks and Bush tools are brainwashing the rubes with their non-stop
onslaught of government propaganda and suppression of all dissent" =
Daring to Speak Out

"Anyone who believes that leftist crap is delusional" = Name Calling and

TW tie-in: It's important for tech writers to be aware of such subtle
differences in meaning, since they can affect people's comprehension of
the material.

Give my regards to Cindy Sheehan in Gitmo -- oh, wait...


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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