Hmm. Here's the actual quote from Brokaw's Today show interview:
[Republicans] know the public is very confused and very anxious about cost [of the health care bill].He says they're confused. (No big surprise there; the healthcare debate is confusing.)
So I've been trying to think of an adjective I could use to describe a headline writer who thinks these two sentences mean the same thing:
1. "The public is very confused [about a specific issue]."
2. "Americans are stupid."Ah! I've got it. See if you can guess:
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