Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 26 01:35:12 UTC 2010

Wicked weird! I don't find "sedition" arcane, but I do find this use
of it arcane. OTOH, I *can* conceive of constant, unrelenting,
knee-jerk opposition to *everything* that Obama and the Dems may
propose as having an *effect* similar to that of outright sedition.
Maybe that's where Patrick was going with that thought.


On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
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> The Boston Globe today characterizes Massachusetts Governor Deval
> Patrick as using an arcane word to describe knee-jerk opposition to
> whatever President Obama proposes or says.
> What is that word?  Sedition.
> Joel
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