Counterpunch: Giving the Game Away

For Counterpunch.org
by PAUL STREET

Photo by The U.S. Army | CC by 2.0

It doesn't take much, just a sentence or a turn-of-phrase, sometimes even just a word or two, to give the game away.

"Homeland Defense"

Take these words that became ubiquitous among U.S. media and political elites referring to the United States of America in the wake of 9/11: "the homeland," "defense of the homeland," "homeland defense," "homeland security."

MORE: www.counterpunch.org/2017/11/10/giving-the-game-away/

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