"Wynand looked after him, puzzled, amused and slightly sick. He had known for several years the trend which his paper had embraced gradually, imperceptibly, without any directive from him. He had noticed the cautious "slanting" of news stories, the half-hints, the vague allusions, the peculiar adjectives peculiarly placed, the stressing of certain themes, the insertion of political conclusions where none was needed. If a story concerned a dispute between employer and employee, the employer was made to appear guilty, simply through wording, no matter what the facts presented. If a sentence referred to the past, it was always "our dark past" or "our dead past." If a statement involved someone's personal motive, it was always "goaded by selfishness" or"egged by greed." A crossword puzzle, gave the definition of "obsolescent individuals" and the word came out as "capitalists."
- Ayn Rand's novel the Fountainhead (1943).