MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018
No semantic dispute left behind: Over across the sea, a familiar type of argument has broken out. The issue at stake goes like this:
Should the Republic of Macedonia be able to call itself the Republic of Macedonia? For the New York Times' report on this topic, you can just click here.
Over here in our city upon a hill, we're strongly inclined to fashion similar disputes. Especially at highly fraught times, there's a tendency to be offended by the others at all times. The language used by opposing tribes will often provide a handy source of dispute.
Should people like Donald J. Trump be permitted to use the offensive term "chain migration?" We just saw the instinctively sensible Kasie Hunt raise this question several times on a certain cable news channel.
For the Washington Post's report on this topic, you can just click here.
We aren't saying who's right and who's wrong. People, we're just saying!