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Loyalty, Disloyalty And Language

Not placing blame, but using this morning’s TPM headline as an example.

This mornings headline is relatively well phrased compare to most of the language I’ve seen around Trump’s purges.

But “loyalty” is an extremely soft euphemism for “unwilling to lie and cheat enough and with enough enthusiasm.”

Just so frustrating that the language we are working with has been so far distorted.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.