Wednesday, December 06, 2006

"Politically Correct Abortion-Speak"

Nat Hentoff--the leftish Jewish atheist--writes about the Orwellian perversion of language in the debates about partial-birth abortion.

Gene Veith writes:

"Orwellian" refers to British essayist George Orwell's classic "Politics and the English Language." I cannot think of a more important work to read if you want to think clearly and cut through the false rhetoric that dominates much of our political--and moral--discourse. If you haven't read it, you need to. For an online text, go here.

(HT: Cranach)