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* “The optics aren’t what they look like,” says NYT’s Dean Baquet (politico.com)
* Florida GOP chair says there’s a concern over “optics” (politico.com)
* “Optics”-hater Dylan Smith on Facebook

More optics examples? Please share them in the comments section.

UPDATE: “I wrote a little blog post about how annoying the word “optics” is in US politics,” tweets Oliver Burkeman. The subhed on his piece:

‘Optics’ is not just ghastly jargon coined by DC insiders. It also unwittingly describes politics’ disconnect from people’s reality

AJR also sends its “‘Optics’ Epidemic” piece, while a Facebook friend emailed this New York Times essay.

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