Monthly Archives: March 2012

Challenged by definition

This morning, Rick Santorum’s spokesperson Hogan Gidley was interviewed on MSNBC. He announced that Santorum was making an “impromptu” stop on the Supreme Court steps to make remarks about the Affordable Care Act case, which is being argued this week. Here is my question: Is it an impromptu stop if you plan it and announce it to the media hours before it happens?

Call me a stickler, but if your job is to speak out loud in front of microphones, perhaps you should work on your vocabulary or avoid words of which you are unsure.