Fun With Language

An earlier push to change the way the Bush administration describes its strategy against terrorism was notably unsuccessful. In 2005, the Pentagon argued that the phrase “war on terror” should be replaced by “global struggle against violent extremism.” The shift was advocated by Donald H. Rumsfeld, who was the defense secretary at the time, but it was overruled by Mr. Bush….

—New York Times, April 24, 2008
Michael R. Gordon reporting

Quick thinking, George. Struggletime Presidents don’t get to shred the Constitution, ignore the balance of powers, and make hash of civil liberties the way that Wartime Presidents do.

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