[Ads-l] BFO

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 7 14:49:05 EDT 2016


A statement of the obvious presented as if it were novel or incisive:

Lieut. Gen. Mark Hertling (ret.) on CNN:

"Some of the things he really presented were things that are very well
known. In fact we in the military call them BFOs: blinding flashes of the
obvious."

JL

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