Analysis: Democratic pols are swearing more in their speeches
April 20, 2017
In the interest of sounding bolder and blunter, will speechwriters soon be swearing in their scripts?
Back in the U.S., politicians are cursing more these days—Democrats, especially. “Republicans don’t give a shit about people,” said Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez last month, according to a McClatchy analysis. Is it a sign of political frustration, or a sense, as McClatchy put it, that “Democrats need to start talking in bolder, blunter terms to connect with voters—even if that means occasionally contributing to the swear jar”?