Political, government and corporate speak are merging to the horror of the population.
How many times have we heard “We take (insert name of screw up) seriously. Is anything really ever done?
Or how about the classic “We took (insert name of stupid action) in an abundance of caution.
Tom speaking to a conclave of TomVille government and business leaders dared to utter the phrase “in an abundance of common sense”, we should restrict travel from Ebola epidemic nations. Since we can’t tell for 21 days if they have the disease, what is the urgency for their travel? Aid workers, doctors and other essential personnel in the fight can be handled on a separate tract.