D-Speak or Not?
As you can see from these examples, words are incredibly powerful in shaping our perceptions about issues. Like we learned in English 101, certain words have connotative meanings that overshadow or even alter their denotative meanings.
In the world of doublespeak, no word is used idly! Each word is carefully chosen, with its particular nuances and shades of meaning, to fulfill the mission of the speaker or writer.