Politicians have always used rhetoric to get their points across. But some observers think their language and the facts are getting distorted. A panel joins Diane to discuss current trends in political discourse.


  • Deborah Tannen Author of many books and professor of linguistics at Georgetown University.
  • William Lutz Professor of English at Rutgers University and the author of "Doublespeak Defined."
  • Mark Leibovich Reporter, Washington Post

Topics + Tags


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Untangling The Lies Of Rep. George Santos

Thursday, Jan 19 2023Behind the lies of Congressman George Santos. Diane talks to the owner of the small weekly paper that first broke the story, and a Washington Post journalist who is following the money to see who financed Santos's political rise.