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March 19, 2009

Orwell Laughs: Obama's Homeland Security Chief Replaces Word "Terrorism" with "Man-Caused Disaster"

Nuance:

SPIEGEL: Madame Secretary, in your first testimony to the US Congress as Homeland Security Secretary you never mentioned the word "terrorism." Does Islamist terrorism suddenly no longer pose a threat to your country?

NAPOLITANO: Of course it does. I presume there is always a threat from terrorism. In my speech, although I did not use the word "terrorism," I referred to "man-caused" disasters. That is perhaps only a nuance, but it demonstrates that we want to move away from the politics of fear toward a policy of being prepared for all risks that can occur.

The Obama Administration

It's euphelicious!


Snark: TMF --

I think its best not to be like Bush, whose scarywords were constantly terrorizing my fearmind.



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