Motivated by the current (2011) political climate in Wisconsin it seems reasonable to devote some time and effort to comment on issues and some of the hyperbola. So we in the public should do what we can to help focus "journalists" on delineating real facts versus spin. If you accept the spin you do not understand the policy implications.
Speed Date #Politicians :The Pronoun "I" & Power #NPR
This story on NPR (4/30/2012) is fun and may have some counter-intuitive relevance... near the end of the story they talk about "Power" and relationships. I would interpret it that the more "politicians" use the pronoun "I" perhaps the more we should like them?!
Especially since we are all "speed dating" through the "Recall Walker Election" cycle.
To Predict Dating Success, The Secret's In The Pronouns