[lg policy] linguistic hygiene: Trump Uses Bad Language in Foreign Policy Speech

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sat Apr 30 14:37:37 UTC 2011

Trump Uses Bad Language in Foreign Policy Speech
Saturday, April 30, 2011

[To view/hear U-tube video, go to original site]

What happens in Vegas stay in Vegas, right? Not for possible
presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The well-known billionaire businessman and television producer
unleashed a profanity-filled speech to supporters at a Las Vegas,
Nev., casino.

His comments were focused on foreign policy but his choice of language
was anything but diplomatic.

"We build a school, we build a road. They blow up the school. We build
another school, we build another road. They blow them up. We build
again. In the meantime, we can't get a (expletive) school in
Brooklyn," Trump told about a thousand people Thursday.

Trump also didn't hold his tongue when talking about America's
leaders. He repeatedly called them "stupid" and "blood-sucking

Some polls show Trump in an early lead for the Republican nomination.

But at least one supporter at the event said he wished the billionaire
would work on his language.


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