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By T ONeill

Yet more cliches to consider

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

In your recent editorial you asked voters to be on the watch for campaign clichés. You left out others that should be given the same consideration as computer spam or pop-ups and letters from Algeria asking you to assist getting money out of the country. Here is my short list of hackneyed political phrases:

• We need to take our country back.

• In my first 100 days in office…

• Balance the budget by paying off the national debt cutting taxes and getting rid of regulations. We have to cut entitlements but must increase defense spending.

• I yield the floor to the distinguished Senator/Representative from the state of (fill in the blank)…

• But our party/me/t...

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