Oh Sh*t! Some use for it, after all?
Lying with visualization: the St Louis Fed Reserve chart on military $ spend
CHARIENTISM [karr-ee-EN-tizz-uhm] – softening bad news with humour; disguising an insult within friendly banter [From Greek rhetoric, kharientismós] Delivering sharp blows with velvet gloves is the epitome of charientism. (HT the wicked David Astle)