Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Today's Oxymoronabundance

During today's NewsChannel 5 Midday, anchor Harry Chapman told his audience that President George W. Bush "boldly" flew into Iraq "under a shroud of secrecy." Setting aside the obvious dereliction of journalistic objectivity in Chapman's use of that first promotional adjective, I would have to call that about as oxymoronic a statement as the Nashville City Paper's description of the Swan Ball as a "grassroots effort."

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