Behind the silver tongue

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ABC NEWS: Buried in Eloquence, Obama Contradictions About Pastor.

It is rather ironic how the definition of eloquence has devolved. It once meant a talent for powerfully, persuasively and elegantly communicating ideas. Now it is used to describe the use of pretty language to obscure meaning.

There are other words for that.

Originally posted on Likelihood of Success.

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