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Lakoff on Selecting Language to Contest Trumpism

BY MARTIN KICH If you have not seen Tavis Smiley’s interview with the linguist George Lakoff, it is very much worth watching. Lakoff offers much insight into how progressives need to frame issues in order to reach the broadest possible spectrum of voters:  http://www.pbs.org/video/2365951602/. Here are the opening paragraphs of Lakoff’s blog post “Understanding Trump,”…