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Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes
Decoding the Jargon, Slang, and Bluster of American Political Speech
Chuck McCutcheon, David Mark; Jeff Greenfield, fwd.

University Press of New England



Contents

• Foreword by Jeff Greenfield
• Introduction
• Bed-Wetters, Sherpas, Squishes, and Other Personality Types
• “With All Due Respect, I Deeply Regret Holding You in Minimum High Regard”: Only-in-Politics Expressions
• Going Downtown through the Overton Window to Play in the Endgame: People, Places, and Things, Both Real and Imagined
• On a Glide Path with an Odd Couple to Nut-Cutting Time: The Legislative Process
• Dead Money, Dog Whistles, and Droppin’ the
G’s: The Lingo of Campaigns and Elections
• Having to Explain Blowback on the Tick-Tock: The Media and Scandals
• Acknowledgments
• Notes
• List of Terms

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