Download PDF by Gerald Lieberman: 3,500 Good Quotes for Speakers

By Gerald Lieberman

ISBN-10: 0385177690

ISBN-13: 9780385177696

Few issues boost a speech higher than a well-chosen citation, and during this publication you will find anything for each subject and each get together. no matter if you are after the knowledge of the a while or a zingy wisecrack on any topic from skill to Zoo, it really is right here, prepared alphabetically for simple reference. a significant reference and a pride simply to flick thru besides.

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If this work of “revitalization” is trying, it is also civically virtuous, because it transcends the partisan in its move forward, and electorally rewarding, because it has the potential to bring the party back to power. In this scheme, to move left or right is to remain in the world of voter dissatisfaction with democracy; to eschew left and right by moving to the center, in contrast, is to invent a politics that “addresses the real national challenges of the 1990s” while winning back the presidency.

Is what I just said to you liberal or conservative? The truth is, it is both, and it is different. It rejects the Republicans’ attacks and the Democrats’ previous unwillingness to consider new alternatives. Key to this passage is how it ties together all that precedes it in terms of an ethic of centrist defiance. ” 40 Chapter One Standing in the way of this centrist “choice” is not any specific proposition or group that Democrats can unite against. The adversary consists instead of the existing framework of habits and classifications through which propositions in the political world achieve salience.

If Democrats have proven so susceptible to caricature, one can surmise it is partly because they have ineffectively tailored the discourse that defines their identity to hold back such caricatures. A brief consideration of how Clinton defines and arranges the components of the “new choice” therefore can reveal how his rhetoric aims to narrow its range of possible responses, to forestall being locked into left or right, and to align each term with another into a kind of systematic coherence that one could call a “choice” among other possibilities.

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