Weaponized Words in Partisan Rhetoric

A quick reference vs. emotional irrationality

Photo by Fabian Fauth on Unsplash
See prior article: Tyranny of Truth

Regardless of political party, we are all republicans living in communities of a liberal democratic society.

Word Clarification Attempt

Republican / Republic

Democrat / Democratic / Democracy

Socialism / Socialist / Society

Conservatism / Libertarian

Liberal / Liberalism / Liberty

Communist / Communism / communism / Community

Rhetoric / Pandering / Propaganda

Demagogue / Populist / Progressive / Partisan

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