People who are eloquent—as soon as I hear them, I turn the radio off and I don’t want to listen anymore. And I think others should have the same reaction. We don’t want to be swayed by superficial eleg—eloquence, by emotion and so on. What we ought to ask for is the opportunity to think things through for ourselves. And if that comes with a, you know, tenth-rate delivery, like mine is—probably is, as you say, well, yeah, that’s what I’d prefer if I had a choice.
being an interesting speaker does not equal being a fascist demagogue and you know it, it’s a really important aspect of accessibility
this is like when I was little and thought that something must be good for me if it tasted bad