Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Killing craft

Brett Kavanaugh said this morning that he was not involved in “crafting” a program of enhanced interrogation techniques or its legal justifications. “Crafting” a program of torture: how polished, how urbane. If Kavanaugh’s use of craft doesn’t make someone, somewhere, reconsider using this vogue verb, I don’t know what will.

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comments: 2

Slywy said...

Someone asked me to craft a response; I answered, "No, but I can write/draft one."

Michael Leddy said...

Ha! Take that, vogue word!