Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Same Words, Different Meaning

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Real Patriots Dissent

Bumper stickers seem to live long lives. The above is an example of a bumper sticker that has a meaning completely different now than the one it was meant to convey some 6 or 7 years ago. Of course, it refers to the Patriot Act pushed through by the Bush administration and the right to protest its existence without seeming unpatriotic. Now, it sounds like a Tea Party rallying cry. Context is everything. I guess it’s time to take it off my car.