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February 22, 2013


Cuomo Loves Asking Questions - of Himself

"Like many high-profile politicians, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) gives few on-the-record interviews. But there may be one person who questions him publicly more than anyone else--Andrew Cuomo," the Wall Street Journal reports.

"During his two years in office, Mr. Cuomo has developed a habit of answering reporters' queries by asking his own questions. He sometimes engages in a lengthy back-and-forth, asking four or five questions and replying in a single response."

"It is a classic rhetorical tactic known as 'anthypophora,' a device found in Shakespeare, the Bible and the speeches of former presidents, linguistic scholars say."












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