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Unformatted text preview: exploited the press, capitalizing on its attraction to indiscretion. He has done this in order to promote American policy aims, and also to intimidate those in his way (82). 4. According to Michael Kelly, Richard Holbrooke has unabashedly and potently taken advantage of the press, using its instinctive gravitation toward outspokenness and muscle, in order to advance U.S. policy goals and to cow those who blocked his path (82). 5. The press has always been inclined to give much attention to outspoken, forceful individuals. Richard Holbrooke has not hesitated to take advantage of this tendency as a means of silencing his opponents in order to advance U.S. ideals and policies. 6. Michael Kelly remarks that the press has always been inclined to give much attention to outspoken, forceful individuals. In Kelly’s view, Richard Holbrooke has not hesitated to take advantage of this tendency as a means of silencing his opponents and advancing U.S. policies (82)....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Frost during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07