New Word: Pledgislation

Recent actions by North Carolina’s General Assembly have been called many things, but I couldn’t find the exact right word. So I coined one: pledgislation.

Our politicians are certainly not alone in succumbing to this impulse. It’s a human failing that crosses parties, creeds, geographical boundaries, etc. At heart, it is what happens when majorities impose their will on minorities.

New Word: Pledgislation

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Eric F. Frazier

Eric F. Frazier is an independent writer, editor, book reviewer and co-author of GPS Declassified: From Smart Bombs to Smartphones.