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White House Press Room’s New Strategy

by | 4th, April 2007

dana_perino.jpg QUOTE: “I see your point, Jim.” White House Deputy Press Secretary Dana Perino.

Figure of Speech: concessio (con-CESS-io), the figure of agreeability.

We’re seeing a bold new strategy in the White House press room: being agreeable. The No. 2 White House flack was caught defending contradictory statements made by Attorney General Alberto “Chainsaw” Gonzales. In the usual modus operandi, she should berate the questioner or repeat the same stupid point ad nauseum. Instead, Perino laughed and admitted the error sort of.

Welcome to the art of concession, a figure of thought that’s the rhetorical

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