The must-read summary of Geoffrey Nunberg's book “Talking Right: How Conservatives Turned Liberalism into a Tax-Raising, Latte-Drinking, Sushi-Eating, Volvo-Driving, New York Times-Reading, Body-Piercing, Hollywood-Loving, Left-Wing Freak Show”.
This complete summary of "Talking Right" by Geoffrey Nunberg, a renowned linguist, researcher and professor, presents the author's discussion of how language plays an important role in political conversation, and how Republicans have harnessed it by changing the meaning of words such as "liberal", "values" and "freedom". He argues that we cannot help but use language that embodies conservatism when we discuss politics, and that the Democratic Party could win back favour by redefining these words with new meanings and stereotypes.
Added-value of this summary:
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• Understand how the political language we use is skewed by external factors
• Expand your knowledge of American politics and society
To learn more, read "Talking Right" and discover how the Democratic Party might be able to win back favour by shifting the political language we use from the right back towards their own ideas.