John Romano election recap column: What they said vs. What I heard
From Times columnist John Romano:
I have a teenage daughter.
This doesn't make me special or anything. It just means that I'm at a point in my life where I have become relatively fluent in the language of hooey.
Naturally, there are multiple dialects in this tongue. Teenaged Child Hooey is slightly different from Serious Politician Hooey, for instance. Even so, the principles remain roughly the same. Obfuscate, equivocate, fabricate.
So with that in mind, here are some post-election translations to consider.