Fiction can guide us to truths about many things including politics, politicians and messaging.
This from the recent Michael Thomas novel Man Gone Down (page 108) . .
Why is it that those least equipped to speak, speak -- the most, the loudest, in sound bites, reductive, in attempts to name and dichotomize, to clarify with words that are general and misused, with phrases that are hackneyed?
Words to remember the next time you listen to a political speech.