Words aren't magic
To get people to agree with you, you need to use the right messaging. Our word choices matter, and as a result, politicians should try to portray their ideas in a way which appeals to the average voter instead of tricking them into thinking reforms are more modest than they are. In this edition of Slow Boring, Matthew Yglesias weighs in on the Medicare For All and Roe v. Wade cases to emphasise how language influences politics.
From Matthew Yglesias