“Lethal aid”, a euphemism for U.S. arms shipments, slowly loses its quotes

First, you start calling food, medicine, armor and such “non-lethal aid”. Then you start calling guns and other weapons “lethal aid”. The phrase grows slowly in news coverage, normalizing itself as jargon among military-watchers and foreign policy geeks. Then it suddenly bursts into widespread use because of intensive use in military and government press releases…
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Conservative Ethics 🤷🏻‍♂️ — Justice Thomas ignores basic ethics where wife’s activism, lobbying conflict with cases

Jane Mayer, chief Washington correspondent for the New Yorker, talks about her new reporting on the activism and paid affiliations and lobbying of Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, that Justice Thomas does not acknowledge conflict with cases before the Supreme Court from which he should recuse himself.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/justice-thomas-ignores-basic-ethics-where-wife-s-activism-lobbying-conflict-with-cases-131445829777