The Corner

Deanesque Semantics

A number of reader have e-mailed predicting: “I can guarantee that if this story is pursued further, Dean will pull a

Clinton and claim that he wasn’t lying because Doocy used the word “panic”,

instead of “anxiety”, when describing the attack. Although the two types of

attacks are probably not technically the same, Dean is being very

Clintonesque here, if that is the defense he uses.”