The View From 1776
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
In George Orwell’s 1984, Big Brother’s NewSpeak uses ordinary words to mean different things at different times. The objective is to confuse his subjects. Any thought or action becomes potentially treasonous or criminal, paralyzing those who might wish to defend their liberties.
Eric Holder, Obama’s head of the Justice Department, similarly is distorting our language in a way calculated to diminish odds of our national survival.