Poisoning The Well

July 23, 2012 No Comments

Poisoning the well: Telling the audience what to think of a speaker when you’re introducing the speaker (My next guest is notorious for his extremist views about gun control and I’m sure my audience is much too smart to fall for his tricks…)

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