26 August 2014

Word of the Day

Manufactroversy: A portmanteau of, "manufactured controversy," typically referring to an effort to create the impression of uncertainty when the facts are unequivocal. Examples are things like the lethality/addictive characteristics of tobacco, the anti-global warming fraudsters, and the anti-vaccine crowd.

It's a wonderful word, almost as sublime as the word, "Snollygoster."


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