Authors have been replaced by a long list of contributors, censors, and special pleaders
, concerned first of all that history meets their particular goals.
The fact that a half-dozen special pleaders
contact the newsroom, or light up a chatroom, doesn't make their cause one of broad or enduring interest.
opponents as special pleaders
, reactionaries, xenophobes, and racists.
In the past, Republicans had timidly called for small reductions in both levies, sounding like special pleaders
asking for a loophole.
We must fight against the staging and manipulation of news by politicians, lobbyists, and other special pleaders
- something that calls, in turn, for more well-trained journalists.
When cynical, misleading ads backed by big-moneyed special pleaders
drown out rational political debate?
If George Washington had spent his time listening to the special pleaders
in the Revolution, we wouldn't have a country.