Glossary: Key memes, dog-whistles, canards, euphemisms, fake outrages and obsessions in the Wall Street Journal and other GOP language factories, March 5-16, 2016

antics: any Dem/liberal behavior at public meetings or rallies. When Tea Party supporters voice their opinions, it’s called free speech, not “antics”.

the big lie: that Americans (“clingers”) are racists with no right to defend their national borders.

civility: what the Libs/Dems have “cheapened” in American political discourse.

creating voters: what the Dems are doing with immigration politics. As usual, the Tea Party ascribes the basest motives to any Dem policy.

critical theory: academic PC logic: use scholarship to change society, not study it. The equivalent is politically-active judges, legislating from the bench.

government: a disease, masquerading as its own cure.

Islam hates us: they’re all fair game

Islamification of the homeland: Barack & Hillary’s America.

liberal fascists: any anti-Trump protesters. As per usual, this is a deployment of the Rove Principle: call everything its opposite and turn any label your opponents use against you back onto them. So the angry mobs that Trump encourages are really all liberals or fomented by liberals; the Dems are the racists; Obamacare has ruined  the American health care system even thought it’s added coverage for 15 million people, job growth is really job loss, etc.

nuance: political correctness

personal responsibility: what the takers (aka, losers) lack. GOP code language for the lack of any social responsibility  or obligation.

protestors and Democrats: America haters.

transnational collectives: What the entities formally known as nation states are turned into by globalization and trade agreements.

Trump opponents: anyone not 100% behind him is 1000% against him.

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