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Let’s be absolutely clear about this

If I had a pound for every time I've heard the phrase "Let's be absolutely clear about this" when used by politicians during interviews, I'd be writing this blog from a yacht in the Med, maybe. The words 'clear' and 'clearly' are employed by parliamentarians like anchors on which to hang their arguments, as if attempting to focus the attention of the viewer or listener.  On almost every occasion I've heard it said in a political context, no attempt is made to ... Read more