Cool V-S Inversion--Lashed out NP:

Geoffrey Steven Nathan geoffnathan at WAYNE.EDU
Thu Nov 15 18:52:32 UTC 2012

Found on the Reason Hit and Run website, a nice verb-subject inversion as quotation framer, in a discussion of reactions to Romney's comments on his loss:

And Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal – and possibly a 2016 presidential contender -- wasted no time capitalizing on that. Lashed out Jindal (as reported by York):

'That is absolutely wrong…Two points on that. One, we have got to stop dividing American voters. We need to go after 100 percent of the votes, not 53 percent...'


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