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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Thursday, August 06, 2009

On Respect and Civility

By Robert Ringer
I’ve always thought that Frank Luntz seemed like a nice young man with an interesting shtick — measuring people’s reactions to words via some kind of electronic gizmo he puts in their hands. I have no idea how valid his measurements are, but it’s worked well enough to make him a regular on Fox News.

And I say more power to him; I love to see people succeed. Luntz’s day job is acting as a political consultant and pollster for the Republican Party, and he also is one of the principals of the Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research firm.

So far, so good. But, like so many Republicans, Luntz tries very hard to act as though he’s above the fray — capitalism, communism, freedom, slavery … no big.....


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