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  • noun Plural form of speechmaker.


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  • Methinks Mr. Brown should also be required to show his current asking price for a speaking engagement, and if fact... a lot could be added to this conversation by publicly posting where Mrs. Palin stands in the current hierarchy of speechmakers.

    LIVE Blog: Chat with us during the show

  • Sure, they were more interesting to watch than the other speechmakers, but so is a train wreck.

    And the Award Goes too...

  • Note to speechmakers and speechwriters who would like to appear in Vital Speeches: If I ever receive a speech that begins so powerfully, I'll run the whole thing no matter what the rest says.

    David Murray: Vital Speeches, Back in the Day

  • When conservative speechmakers said words like "guns," "tyranny," and "freedom," the crowd erupted in howls and the tea bags swung around and sometimes hit them in the face.

    Michael Ames: Texas Tea - Toeing the Line in San Antonio

  • Starting in the 1970s they built well-funded organizations employing researchers, writers, pundits, speechmakers, marketers, talk-show guests, operatives etc. all using channels like talk radio, Fox News, the Washington Times and blogs to tell the public one or another form of a basic propaganda message: "liberals and their ideas are bad, while conservatives and their ideas are good."

    Progressive Infrastructure

  • Today's picnic speechmakers will toss the word "freedom" around like so much salad dressing, shiny and slick.

    Nina Burleigh: Progressive Patriotism

  • On the bright side … wait till her wedding and be sure to be one of the speechmakers


  • On Commencement Day, speechmakers are expected to offer advice -- as though you need any, as though anything said today could aid your making sense of our one-damn-thing-after-another world.

    Commencement Address at Vassar College

  • He has been one of the leading speechmakers in the Ducks 'dressing room during their improbable playoff run, his message being, basically, that these opportunities don't grow on trees. - Finals rookie Thomas hits highlight

  • Or, like Mencken, will they gleefully report that the convention's main speechmakers are "plainly on furlough from some home for extinct volcanoes"?

    Archive 2004-07-01


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