Keeping Up with American Political Metaphors

Metaphors in pix USA

“Democrats’ Last Stand? Party foothold in Deep South at stake in Landrieu run-off.”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/11/07/landrieu-faces-run-off-challenges-on-multiple-fronts/

“Deportations Give Migrants Cold Feet.”

http://online.wsj.com/articles/deportations-give-migrants-cold-feet-1406159717

“’Foot-in-Mouth’ Kerry’s Nixonian Blunder.”

http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/peace-and-prosperity/2014/april/09/foot-in-mouth-kerrys-nixonian-blunder/

“Hagel touts ‘light footprint’ strategy for US military amid Ukraine unrest.”

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/06/chuck-hagel-us-miliatry-strategy-ukraine-abroad

“Running in the shadow of Obama.”

http://globe2go.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

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http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21611140-president-wants-ceos-play-ball-he-might-have-change-his-own-language-stop

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Tracking Canadian Political Metaphors

metaphor canada oil sands footprint

“Foot in mouth? Trudeau vows more ‘discipline’ over off-the-cuff remarks (with video)”

http://ottawacitizen.com/news/politics/foot-in-mouth-trudeau-vows-more-discipline-over-off-the-cuff-remarks-with-video

“Holding politicians’ feet to the fire.”

http://publications.mcgill.ca/mcgillnews/2013/04/04/holding-politicians-feet-to-the-fire/

“John Tory’s long road to victory kept his campaign team on its toes.”

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/john-torys-long-road-to-victory-kept-his-campaign-team-on-its-toes/article21417871/?page=all#dashboard/follows/

“Our duty is to stand firm in the face of Russian aggression.” (article by Prime Minister Stephen Harper)

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/our-duty-is-to-stand-firm-in-the-face-of-russian-aggression/article19767742/#dashboard/follows/

“There Are Many Footprints in the Oil Sands.”

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/06/17/idUKnMKWwJWxwa+1d8+MKW20140617

Photo Source:

http://worklabournewsresearch.tumblr.com/post/101788095656/the-globe-and-mails-report-on-business-magazine