8) Yet the half-truth
doctrine is sufficiently open-textured that it can apply and override this seemingly strong privilege almost anytime a person opens his mouth.
My hunch is that this is at best a half-truth
, which has continued to circulate because it has not been put under penetrating scrutiny.
According to Popovski, the half-truth
became dominant manner of the political and media scene in Macedonia.
But each time he develops a new subterfuge, half-truth
, fact or excuse.
They may claim that some form of "global governance" is needed to prevent war or to save the environment -- but such an admission is at best a half-truth
, tantamount to a lie.
This is a shortcut to meaning, even less than a half-truth
of what is actually at hand.
After the 1925 Paris Exposition the Architectural Review promoted the concept of 'Swedish Grace' to typify a mode best exemplified in the detailing of Stockholm Town Hall: after World War II it promoted the concept of 'The New Empiricism' which embodied a bloodless but pretty pragmatism that was one of the main provocations of 'The New Brutalism' -- a half-truth
that in the absence of any exchange in debate slumbered there.
It was a perfect political half-truth
, a simple diagnosis of a real problem with a magic bullet answer: a president willing to stare down the unions.
CORRECTION: This half-truth
is fundamentally deceptive.
An outworn half-truth
always used on wet-behind-the-ears curates and such like.
If such profiles are efficient (as Kennedy concedes they often would be), but it remains difficult or impossible to tell whether they have been used in a particular case, it is a safe bet that their use would continue, though protected with artifice, half-truth
, euphemism, and outright lying.
Instead, they opt for the half-truth
- a tried and tested form of campaigning.