Phrases such as “let’s be clear” and “the end of the day,” buy the speaker time to collect themselves, think ahead and formulate an answer. 'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Save Jersey’s Founder and Blogger-in-Chief, MATT ROONEY is a nationally-noted and respected New Jersey political commentator. No bureaucrat can make that decision for me. The overworked words worm their way into communication crevices, spilling into clumps of cliché. Posted by 2 days ago. This is the most meaningless, hallow phrase of’em all. U.S. Never place your faith in a word that no one can define, Save Jerseyans. Stay tuned. Following the 2016 election cycle, where a billionaire reality television star took American politics by storm, some words will just never be the same. You can NEVER concede your way to an equal relationship. "When I first announced my campaign, Heidi and I committed that we would run an issues oriented, positive campaign," Cruz wrote. A generation raised without church thinks it sounds spooky. So that’s why we used our Twitter to ask people to share the overused words and phrases they are utterly sick of hearing, and our fans did not hold back. “Civility” is also what most voters want. "My good friend" is used most commonly on the House or Senate floors in thinly veiled efforts to mask contempt for colleagues under the guise of decorum. I’m an unapologetically pro-life Catholic who believes that all life is valuable and that we should judge a people, in large part, by how well they treat their most vulnerable members. Let’s cut through the garbage designed solely to pit one segment of society against another for electoral gain. Not only is that an untrue and self-defeating premise, but when you look at what liberalism has done to our inner cities, schools and families, it’s hard to understand why Democrats don’t feel the need to modify “liberalism” with “logical,” right? At every turn on the 2016 campaign trail Kasich notes that he's the son of a mailman. Americans say they want “bipartisanship” but they don’t. Unfortunately, the Left restricts the scope of this term’s meaning to base superficialities like skin color or ethnicity. Examples: (Reporter) is going to tell you about this in 3 minutes, we have a (lawyer, political analyst etc) in the newsroom to tell you more in 2 minutes. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's father was a bartender and his mother a maid, he reminds audiences. (CNN)Late in the most recent Republican presidential debate, Chris Christie chided his rivals for using clichés, jargon and other forms of politician-speak. I want them to argue, debate, and yes, sometimes reach an impasse and stay there until we can resolve the dispute at the next election rather than forge ahead and compromise away my rights. At the end of the day. RINO Several of Kasich's Republican rivals have their own oft-old stories about being son of a something-or-other. "We are running ahead of Secretary Clinton in terms of taking on my good friend, Donald Trump, beating him by 19 points in New Hampshire, 13 points in the last national poll that I saw.". New Jersey's #1 Source of Conservative News, Commentary, Humor & Analysis, Were you in the mood for a rant today? Former Florida Gov. Rubio used it four times in the span of a few minutes. Be the first to share what you think! Everyone has their own idea as to what’s best for everyone else. share. But that doesn't make this any less of a cliché. Poll: Most Overused Lines in Films - Part 1. Thanks to the user DoctorBuster, who originally proposed this idea and passed it on. But what is equality anyway? So anyone who tries to make policy based upon promises of “social justice” is trying to buy votes. We asked HuffPost editors … Blue-rays? Individuals do. "The only poll that counts is on Election Day," "It all comes down to turnout" and other favorite political cliché 27.8k. U.S. Canada U.K. Australia Brazil España France Ελλάδα (Greece) India Italia 日本 (Japan) 한국 (Korea) Quebec. 02/15/2012 07:19 AM EST. And even the easiest approach might lead down a bumpy road. The Texas senator used it to push back against queries over unreported loans to his 2012 Senate campaign from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.