Cut through the jargon

Published 4:49 pm Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Editor, The Smithfield Times:

It seems the English language is being supplanted by jargon in the world of politics. Jargon is “words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.”

Some of my least favorite lately are:

  • rigged
  • woke
  • cancel
  • critical race theory
  • socialism to describe social programs

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Let’s speak plain English so we can all understand each other, and I will go first.

I will be voting Democratic this November because the Democratic Party’s main focus is to help all citizens achieve fulfilled lives! I will be voting for:

  • Michael Drewry for the 64th House District in General Assembly
  • Terry McAuliffe for governor
  • Haya Ayala for lieutenant governor
  • Mark Herring for attorney general

Please help to protect our democracy. Please make sure that you and everyone you know votes!

Joe Puglisi