NPR logo

Geoff Nunberg: On the Stump, the Same Old Story

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/18155879/18116058" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Geoff Nunberg: On the Stump, the Same Old Story

Commentary

Geoff Nunberg: On the Stump, the Same Old Story

Geoff Nunberg: On the Stump, the Same Old Story

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/18155879/18116058" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Linguist Geoff Nunberg offers up a few thoughts on the use of a certain C-word in current electoral rhetoric. That word is "change" and it's what all the candidates are promising. But what does it really mean?