On Root / The freedom of imported speech
While the nuances of Israeli politics may be unique to this country, the Hebrew political lexicon freely borrows from abroad.
One of the signs of a growing, thriving language is its ability to creatively assimilate words from other languages. There will always be purists who decry foreign influence and fight the wholesale inclusion of non-native vocabulary, but the language "as she is spoke" rarely conforms to their pedantic sensitivities. This is no less true in the language of political discourse as well.
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