Rhetoric

words matter language

Words matter: we must be more honest about language

November 4, 2019 1:35 pm

When we say politicians should be pilloried, we don’t mean passers-by should throw rocks at them

mueller report

Why the Mueller report doth repeat so much

July 8, 2019 4:46 pm

Unpicking the ‘insinuendo’ of the 448-page document

july speech

Why Trump’s Fourth of July speech was a botch job

July 5, 2019 4:11 pm

To succeed as a speaker, you need timing, luck and a connection with your audience

jared kushner rhetoric

The baffling oratory of Jared Kushner

June 28, 2019 1:27 pm

Safe to say his speech in Bahrain will not solve Israel-Palestine

rhetoric

Don’t use up all your rhetoric at once

June 6, 2019 6:37 am

Hyperbole makes words worthless

steve bannon socrates

Socrates vs Steve Bannon

November 22, 2018 11:42 am

What were the students protesting Steve Bannon so afraid of? Plato knew: it was a matter of the difference between the spoken and the written word