Ed Driscoll

THE OMBUDSGOD HAS SOME ADVICE

The Ombudsgod has some advice for the NPR ombudsman on euphemisms for murder and terrorism.

You can actually see the left turning back the calendar from 9/11 to 9/10 by reading the NPR ombudsman’s linguistic decrees in September of 2001 and April of 2002. And be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the page to read the Baghdad correspondent of The Sydney Morning Herald’s description of Saddam’s hirsute appearance in the dock.