You may or may not agree with the opinions expressed in How to Listen to Donald Trump Every Day for Years, but I think it’s hard to disagree with the assessment of our lack of respect for our language (and where that may have led us in this past Presidential campaign—
The reality is it was only a matter of time. America’s relationship to language has become more informal by the decade since the 1960s, just as it has to dress, sexual matters, culinary habits, dance and much else.
We shed the fedora and the white gloves eons ago. What are the chances we would still cherish “whom”-using oratory?