Tuesday, January 30, 2007

The Nonjudgmental Passive Voice

Michael Ledeen reads an Associated Press report and finds that the passive voice can be used to create moral equivalence.

Along those same lines is "the cycle of violence" we hear so much about. No curiosity as to who initiated the violence. No inquiry into the justice of the matter. Hitler would invade Poland and these types would refer to the "cycle of violence."

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