Suspend: The Euphemism of Ending a Political Campaign
With every presidential candidate that has bid their hopes of the Oval Office adieu we have seen the news "X suspends presidential campaign"
- •There are three parts to Merriam-Webster's simple definition of suspend- to force to leave a job, position, or place for a usually short period of time as a form of punishment. - to stop for a usually short period of time. -to make happen later, to delay
- •Now the definition does say a usually short period of time.Maybe this is the exception?
- •Can The AP help me out on this?!Seriously I want to know why do they say suspend instead of END.
- •Some other choices instead of suspend- throw in the towel - call it quits - FACED REALITY!