Monday, July 18, 2005

It's all in the title (to get in the door)

just found this. It's a few days old, but remarkable!
We should observe the importance of a clever title for a presentation!

God be praised!

Lucy Gwin, editor of Mouth Magazine wrote:
We would have been lucky to win one convert.

Turns out, we got all BUT one.

Oh, they kicked and screamed, but they got off the Right to Die bandwagon.

We tricked them into hearing a pitch about our right to stay alive, billing our presentation to a Kansas City ACLU conference as "A New Field Guide to Closet Bigotry."

They tipped to the trick right away of course, but damned if they didn't stay to hear us out and, finally, reconsider the ACLU position on Terri Schiavo.

They had supposed, I suppose, that the only disabled people who want to stay alive are dupes of the rabid-religious right wing...

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