256-257) -- all as a "partnership for peace" in Orwellian double-speak
The paperwork is full of double-speak
, obscurity and vagueness, all meant to protect every party involved as much as possible.
With more than 130 member-states, ranging from the United States to Cuba and Nigeria to France, no one is shocked by its bureaucratic double-speak
I discovered that the theological double-speak
and gerrymandering that philosopher Walter Kaufmann criticized in "Against Theology"  were not the exclusive property of conservatives.
To wail against Orwellian double-speak
would be akin to wailing against sin or negative advertising in political campaigns: in a Sunday sermon (or on a Sunday talk show), it might sound good, but it's one or two steps away from reality.
A Wall Street Journal story published in 1980 told how PR writers in the nuclear power industry won the 1979 double-speak
award of the National Council of Teachers of English for a "collective retreat into euphemism during the near-disaster at Three Mile Island.
Obama again showed his penchant for political double-speak
That was double-speak
for: "If you keep setting up this competition for links specialists and not bigname Americans like me, we won't bother coming anymore.
Others may consider Lagarde's comments full of double-speak
Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said opposition indulged in double-speak
as it expressed their views outside the Parliament.
Yet Mr al-Naimi's nobility is not undiluted double-speak
He was pressed by the interviewer, but still managed to double-speak
his way out of the mire without once looking ashamed of himself.