Why Politicians Can’t Stop Talking About “Folks”
Why Politicians Can’t Stop Talking About “Folks” 1Any recent history of “folks” in political discourse must begin with Barack Obama, who used the word more than twice as often as any other president, according to a BuzzFeed analysis. When discussing his budget policy in 2012, for example, the president spoke of “folks in the top 1 or 2 percent,” as well as “folks who can least afford …
News story posted on 2020-03-27T10:14:00.0000000Z