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> On Dec 1, 2016, at 3:01 PM, wytheholt--- via Marxism 
> <marxism@lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
> The real problem is that this claptrap -- the use of over-the-top language, 
> racist, sexist, homophobic, and maligning -- mirrors what is going on in the 
> world of "journalism."  Insults and name-calling are getting built into 
> regular "political" speech and commentary.  Anger and meanness suffuse all 
> characterization.  This 21-year-old Montanan believes that, in the future, 
> ONLY insulting name-calling prose will even be listened to.

There’s a good reason Roosevelt’s famous line about “speaking softly” finds 
resonance: Most people intuitively understand (even if they typically behave 
otherwise) how easily speaking loudly can be mistaken for carrying a big stick. 
They also intuitively understand such a mistake can be fatal if you’re the one 
doing the ranting, empty handed, and your adversary has come to the fight 

Trump may have a thin skin, but I don’t think the same is true about the people 
he’s discovering he now works for.

“Don’t malign, organize!” (Sorry, Joe.)
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