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"Half empty because of congressional inaction, and half full because of the tireless efforts of the President."
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'Oh my God! Brace yourselves! . . . Wait - this just in: everything's fine. . . for now'
"Pride, Covetousness, Lust, Anger, Gluttony, Envy..."
"Let's change 'brink of chaos' to 'Everything is wonderful.'"
"You won't see a more naturally gifted skater."
Tags:dna, genetic, genetics, science, sciences, natural science, scientist, scientists, scientific, scientifically, biology, biological, human biology, genome, human, humans, mankind, ice skate, ice skates, ice skating, ice, on ice, skating, skate, skates, figure skating, figure skater, figure skaters, natural, naturally, organic, organics, helix, quadruple, triple, jump, toe loop, spiral, spin, twist, spin, sport, sports, winter sports, winter, professional sport
"My leaving Wilkins & Jennings was perfectly amicable. They felt that I should be fired, and I agreed."
Tags:firing, fired, sack, sacked, sacking, unemployed, unemployed, unemployment, employ, employment, employs, employment, hiring, hired, personnel, staff, amicable, optimistic, optimism, business, businesses, office, offices, spin, spinning, positive, positive spin, spins, job, jobs, fire, recruitment, recruiting, worker, workers, quit, quitting, quits
"You realize, of course, that I'll have to make a big show of having security escort you out."
Tags:devil, devils, demon, demons, satan, satanic, deal with the devil, dealing with the devil, sins, meeting, meetings, human resources, hr, h r, media, big business, business, corporate, political, politics, politically, politically charged, appearances, realities, reality, metaphor, metaphors, executive, executives, management, managers, big business, corporations, corrupt, corruption, corrupted, evil, evilly, evils, money, wealth, wealthy, positive image, public relations, pr, p r, pr management, spin, spin doctor, rhetoric, fake, phony, phonies, lies, fake news, critique, critical, critic
"These days we try not to focus on 'facts'."
Tags:fact, facts, fact checker, fact checkers, fact checking, fake news, propaganda, spin, spin doctor, spin doctors, headteacher, headteachers, principal, principals, parent-teacher conference, parent/teacher conference, parents' night, discipline, kid, kids, school, schools, modern life, politics, media coverage
For years he had spent every free moment working on his perpetual motion machine. So far, he was up to 18 seconds.
"It's not the best way to choose who makes partner, but I love the look on their faces when the wheel spins."
'They presented us with an ironclad contract that we were able to totally reinterpret.'
Rumpelstiltskin's office supplies. (spun straw into gold).
"Thanks for sharing with us, Steve, the interesting spin you've managed to put on your recent four-hundred-billion-dollar faux pas."
The American Way
"Excellent, excellent. A ﬁne blend of truths, half-truths, and blatant falsehoods."
Tags:washington, washington d.c., capitol hill, white house, government, government, politics, politician, politicians, president, presidents, aid, aids, speechwriter, speechwriters, speech, speeches, political, truth, truths, fact, facts, promise, promises, half-truth, half-truths, falsehood, falsehoods, lie, lies, liar, liars, lying, dishonesty, dishonesty, ethics, unethical, misleading, corrupt, corruption, scandal, scandals, doctored, official, officials, spin, spin doctor, spin doctors, pr, p.r., public relations, crooked, underhanded, sneaky, hiding, manipulating, manipulative, manipulation, obfuscation, obfuscating, american politics, american government, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, modern politics, modern life
"Who wants to hear a funny story about the third quarter?"
Tags:spin, spins, spinning, profit, profits, profiting, third quarter, chart, charts, presentation, presentations, positive spin, positive spins, boardroom, boardrooms, boardroom meeting, boardroom meetings, business presentation, business presentations, huckster, hucksters, decline, declines, declining, slowdown, slowdowns, bankrupt, bankruptcy, bankruptcies
'...How can I trust you to handle multimillion-dollar accounts if you can't even spin a basketball on your fingertip?'
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"Says here we won the War on Poverty."
Tags:misleading headline, misleading headlines, political spin, spin, poverty, poor, poor people, destitute, impoverished, poverty-stricken, homeless, homelessness, homelessness crisis, wealth inequality, news, newspaper, war on poverty, homeless person, homeless people, rough sleeper, rough sleepers
"Just so you guys know, in the event of an emergency I'm fully trained in P.R."
Tags:word play, play on words, dining, drinking, eating, restaurant, restaurants, waiter, waitresses, waiting, dine, diner, dinner, eat out, public relations, pr, p.r., priorities, cpr, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, resuscitation, resuscitating, medical, presenting, appearance, appearances, appear, relations, advertising, advert, advertisement, cover up, spin, spinning
"We want to warn you that the candidate's comments have yet to be spun, so you may have to formulate your own opinion."
Tags:media, election, elections, candidate, candidates, tv, television, televisions, pundits, opinion, opinions, news, comment, comments, politics, politicians, breaking news, political, spin, public relations, pr, news management, spin doctor, spin doctors, consultant, consultants, political consultant, political consultants
"Let me know when you want to start the operation."
Tags:check-up, check-ups, check up, check ups, experimental, experiment, drug, surgeon, surgeons, doctor, doctors, clinic, clinics, hospital, hospitals, get well, get well soon, spin, spin doctor, operation, operating, operating theater, operating theatre, operate, operates, bar, bars, bar flies, bar fly, bar-flies, bar-fly, mentally prepared, prepared
'What would you say if I told you that we weren't cheating, but merely social networking?'
"Wait, those weren't lies. That was spin!"
Tags:lie, lies, lying, spin, spins, spinning, spin doctor, spin doctors, damage control, saint peter, st. peter, pr, public relations, pr rep, pr reps, pr representative, pr representatives, heaven, heavenly gates, heaven's gate, gates of heaven, plead, pleads, pleading, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, argue a case, arguing a case, argue, argues, arguing
'This will make the consumers think differently about our bacteria problem,'
"What are we going to do about those air pollution complaints?"
Tags:air pollution, air pollutant, air pollutants, environmental concern, environmental concerns, industrial pollution, respiratory disease, respiratory diseases, heart disease, heart diseases, environmentalist, environmentalists, sunscreen, sun cream, bright side, bright sides, positive, positives, spin, spins, spinning, corporate spin, spin doctor, spin doctors