Doublespeak and Diet
The Corn Refiners Assocation wants to change the name of high-fructose corn syrup because evidence that it’s bad for us is hurting sales:
“So, when the facts and consumer sentiment are against you, what is a poor, misunderstood oligopoly to do?
The answer: obfuscate!
Surely, in wonderfully Orwellian style, a name change will take care of matters. I don’t even know what to call this latest bit of corporate idiocy. Cornwashing?”