Metaphors, mote and beam division
As his presidential campaign disintegrated, Perry released an ad condemning President Obama's "war on religion." Although the war metaphor has become unsettling popular lately, if there is in fact a war on religion, it's not coming from President Obama . . . . (Joseph Locke, "The risk of religious politics," Houston Chronicle, June 4, 2012)
With the Chronicle's continuing reduction of staff, even in the plush offices of the editorial board, the newspaper must now outsource . . .