3 Jul 2020

Why politicians use certain phrases

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 3 July 2020

Hamish Thompson, who runs the consultancy 'Heard vs Herd', says politicians borrow such phrases from their counterparts overseas.

Every year he compiles a "vexicon" - a lexicon of vexxing political language.

Corin Dann spoke to him and started with the popularity and constant deployment of "that's a great question".