Wilson: The Appearance of Integrity
Tags:politician, politicians, politics, political campaign, political campaigns, election, elections, elect, election campaign, election campaigns, integrity, honest, honesty, corrupt, crook, crooks, crooked, slogan, slogans, spin doctor, spin doctors, fixer, fixers, spin, spins, spinning, campaign slogan, campaign slogans, dishonest, lying, liar, liars, cynic, cynics, cynicism, appearance, surface-deep, appearances, keeping up appearances
"We're still the same, great company we've always been, only we've ceased to exist."
Tags:close, closes, closing, closure, closures, bad news, firing, firings, layoff, layoffs, bankrupt, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, shutdown, shutdowns, shutting down, positive spin, spin, spins, spinning, spin doctor, spin doctors, reassurance, reassurances, reassuring, identity, corporation, corporations, company, companies, small business, small businesses, out of business, going out of business, corporate culture
"My fellow Americans, we are one nation, a strong nation, a nation united by the common belief that Congress is garbage."
Tags:state of the union, state of the union address, president, presidents, united states, usa, congress, united states congress, approval rating, approval ratings, unpopular, unpopularity, positive spin, positive spins, spin, spins, spinning, spin room, spin rooms, common belief, common beliefs, shared belief, shared beliefs, shared value, shared values, politician, politicians, disdain, disdains, disdaing, hate, hates, hatred, hatreds
"Wait, those weren't lies. That was spin!"
Tags:lie, lies, lying, spin, spins, spinning, spin doctor, spin doctors, damage control, saint peter, st. peter, pr, public relations, pr rep, pr reps, pr representative, pr representatives, heaven, heavenly gates, heaven's gate, gates of heaven, plead, pleads, pleading, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, argue a case, arguing a case, argue, argues, arguing
"My leaving Wilkins & Jennings was perfectly amicable. They felt that I should be fired, and I agreed."
Tags:firing, fired, sack, sacked, sacking, unemployed, unemployed, unemployment, employ, employment, employs, employment, hiring, hired, personnel, staff, amicable, optimistic, optimism, business, businesses, office, offices, spin, spinning, positive, positive spin, spins, job, jobs, fire, recruitment, recruiting, worker, workers, quit, quitting, quits
"Dad, would you consider a leadership gift to my snowboard capital campaign?"
Tags:snowboard, snowboards, save up, saves up, saving up, dad, dads, son, sons, goal, goals, snowboarder, snowboarders, campaign contribution, campaign contributions, campaign contributor, campaign contributors, gift, gifts, donation, donations, donate, donates, spin, spins, spinning, opportunity, opportunities, hobby, winter sport, winter sports
"Young people today need heroes - that's why I hired a P.R. firm."
Tags:pr firm, p.r., public relations, public relations firm, public relations firms, hero, heroes, lie, lies, lying, heroic, inspiration, inspirations, inspired, representative, representatives, representation, pretend, pretends, pretending, misrepresent, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, positive spin, spin, spins, spinning, spin doctor, spin doctors, muse, muses
The American Way
Cruelty-Free Produced Without Animal Testing And With Mo Animal By-Products
Tags:military, war, wars, waring, violence, violent, violently, weapon, weapons, deadly, deadly weapons, bomb, bombs, bombed, atom bomb, hydrogen bomb, atomic, atomic bomb, a bomb, h bomb, a-bomb, h-bomb, nuclear weapon, nuclear weapons, nuke, nukes, nuclear, intercontinental ballistic missile, intercontinental ballistic missiles, icbm, womd, weapon of mass destruction, weapons of mass destruction, cruel, cruelty free, cruelty-free, vegan, vegans, spin, spin doctor, spinning
"Just so you guys know, in the event of an emergency I'm fully trained in P.R."
Tags:word play, play on words, dining, drinking, eating, restaurant, restaurants, waiter, waitresses, waiting, dine, diner, dinner, eat out, public relations, pr, p.r., priorities, cpr, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, resuscitation, resuscitating, medical, presenting, appearance, appearances, appear, relations, advertising, advert, advertisement, cover up, spin, spinning
A woman spins a wheel offering 'pie' or 'no pie'.
"Your Honor, we're going to go with the prosecution's spin."
Tags:court, courts, courtroom, courtrooms, trial, trials, legal system, justice system, law, laws, legal, judge, judges, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, jury, juries, foreman, foremen, prosecution, prosecutor, prosecutors, spin, bias, emphasis, story, stories, version, versions, perspective, perspectives, verdict, verdicts, defendant, defendants, defense, defence, guilt, guilty
"I'm not spinning - I'm contextualizing."
"But we're not just talking about buying a car-we're talking about confronting this country's trade deficit with Japan."
Tags:trade deficit, trade deficits, salesman, salesmen, japan, japanese car, japanese cars, showroom, showrooms, show room, show rooms, car buyer, car buyers, car buying, justification, justifications, justify, justifies, justifying, sales pitch, sales pitches, spin, spins, spinning, consumerism, consumerist, agenda, agendas, car dealer, car dealers, dealership, dealerships, car dealership, car dealerships, international trade, united states, usa, american
Awaiting a Call from the New Administration
Tags:politician, politicians, spin, political spin, spin doctor, spin doctors, dishonest, dishonesty, disingenuous, script, scripts, scripted, election, elections, new administration, new administrations, new government, new governments, new president, new presidents, self image, self-images, political tactics, tactical, reverse psychology
A Born Politician
Tags:politics, politicians, political, politic, kid, kids, children, child, education, educational, school, schools, example, examples, doublespeak, double speak, double think, doublethink, double-think, double-speak, spin, spin doctor, speech, speeches, rhetoric, persuasive, persuade, bureaucrat, bureaucratic, bureaucracy, schooling, youth, lead by example
"I'm not losing my memory. I'm living in the now."
Tags:married, married life, marriage, old married couple, age, aged, ageing, ages, old, older, elderly, old age, old people, memory, memories, remember, remembered, miss-remembered, can't remember, bad memory, memory loss, husband, husbands, excuse, excuses, wives, wife, couple, couples, romance, romantic, pretentious, spin, spinning, live in the now, living in the now
"Let's change 'brink of chaos' to 'Everything is wonderful.'"
"You realize, of course, that I'll have to make a big show of having security escort you out."
Tags:devil, devils, demon, demons, satan, satanic, deal with the devil, dealing with the devil, sins, meeting, meetings, human resources, hr, h r, media, big business, business, corporate, political, politics, politically, politically charged, appearances, realities, reality, metaphor, metaphors, executive, executives, management, managers, big business, corporations, corrupt, corruption, corrupted, evil, evilly, evils, money, wealth, wealthy, positive image, public relations, pr, p r, pr management, spin, spin doctor, rhetoric, fake, phony, phonies, lies, fake news, critique, critical, critic
"And today in Washington a top Administration apologist issued an apology."
Tags:spin, political spin, spin doctor, spin doctors, politician, politicians, u turn, u-turns, apologies, apologising, apologise, excuse, excuses, making excuses, apologist, apologists, administration apologist, administration apologists, modern life, modern times, modern politics, male pale stale, dishonest, dishonesty, party line, the party line, in denial
"Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit about fifteen per cent of the earth, a hundred-per-cent increase over what they have today."
Tags:blessed are the meek, sermon, sermons, sermon on the mount, jesus, tax bracket, tax brackets, campaign speech, campaign speeches, speech, speeches, homily, homilies, political speech, political speeches, minister, ministers, inherit, inherits, inheriting, tax cut, tax cuts, inheritance tax, death tax, religious right, right-wing, spin, spins, spin zone, spin zones, economics, supply-side economics, trickle-down economics, jesus, jesus christ
"Listen - we just stay silent and look remote and concerned and dignified, and we keep the damn bonuses."
Tags:management, upper management, big boss, boss, bosses, manager, managers, exec, execs, executive, executives, board, boardroom, chief exec, chief executive, chief executives, board member, class, working class, class issues, class divide, class struggle, class struggles, political issue, political issues, tax, taxes, fat cat, fat cats, profit, profits, profitable, profitability, nepotism, corrupt, corruption, financial, white collar crime, capitalism, capitalist, late stage capitalism, banker, bankers, bonus, bonuses, banker bonus, banker's bonuses, media spin, spin, spin off, spin-off
"More bad news!"
Tags:economic forecast, economic forecasts, quarterly report, quarterly reports, quarterly forecast, economic projection, economic projections, financial projection, financial projections, spin doctor, spin doctors, spin, showgirl, showgirls, distraction, distractions, distracted, bad news, distracting, downturn, downturns, profit warning, profit warnings
"It turned out that everything he poured out to me that night on the bridge was spin."
Tags:spin, spins, spin doctor, spin doctors, spill your guts, spilling your guts, mislead, misleads, misleading, date, dates, dating, single, singles, single life, commiserate, commiserates, commiserating, commiseration, lie, lies, lying, liar, boyfriend, boyfriends, husband, husbands, gaslight, gaslights, gaslighting, spouse, spouses, partner, partners, dishonest, dishonesty, damage control, betrayal, betrayals, betraying
"You won't see a more naturally gifted skater."
Tags:dna, genetic, genetics, science, sciences, natural science, scientist, scientists, scientific, scientifically, biology, biological, human biology, genome, human, humans, mankind, ice skate, ice skates, ice skating, ice, on ice, skating, skate, skates, figure skating, figure skater, figure skaters, natural, naturally, organic, organics, helix, quadruple, triple, jump, toe loop, spiral, spin, twist, spin, sport, sports, winter sports, winter, professional sport