ad become a commitment so pervasive that its champions could articulate it explicitly: Hillary Clinton was the most qualified candidate in history, full stop. The Clinton campaign was technocratic liberalism incarnate. Its surrogates might have been empty or evil, but they were smart. Its ideas might have been inert, but they were backed up by the latest charts. The campaign’s messaging apparatus was a digital marvel, cooked up by the best computers Robby Mook could buy. The Clinton campaign believed that it would win because it predicted that it would win, and because the capacity to predict and manage was precisely the competence Clinton’s team was selling. But then Clinton lost. The car crashed in the desert instead."
During a wide-ranging Reddit "Ask me Anything" session -- one that touched upon everything from his biggest regrets to his favorite spread to lather on bread -- the Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist outlined a future that is equal parts promising and ominous.
1 おしゃべりな人, 放談家.
2 ＝blather.［BLATHER＋skite skate（おいぼれの馬）＝くだらないことをしゃべる人］
|(verb) To talk foolishly.|
|Usage:||Patrick, oblivious to his sister's visible disinterest, continued to blather about the woes of his fantasy baseball team.|
To subject to the action of smoke or fumes, especially to destroy pests. (© eSpindle Learning)
Usage: Use care when you fumigate any room to get rid of fleas in the carpet.