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30 March 2024

9:00 AM

30 March 2024

9:00 AM

We wordsmiths have a principle that ‘a text without a context is a pretext’. This matters because of what some branches of the media have said about Donald Trump’s use of the word ‘bloodbath’. For instance, the Daily Digest news website asserted that in a speech in Ohio Trump ‘made the claim that if he doesn’t win in November, there will be a “bloodbath”.’

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