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For all of the stereotypes about elected officials being circumspect in how they speak to the public, often carefully withholding their true views, there are moments when honesty shines through.
HOW TO TELL IF YOU ARE CASTING A ‘QUALITY’ VOTEPHILIP BUMPMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When Leahy then asked whether the president could pardon himself for a crime, Barrett was circumspect.
BARRETT CONFIRMATION HEARING DAY THREE: BARRETT DECLINES TO SAY WHETHER IT’S WRONG TO SEPARATE MIGRANT CHILDREN FROM PARENTSDEREK HAWKINS, SEUNG MIN KIM, ANN MARIMOW, KAROUN DEMIRJIANOCTOBER 14, 2020WASHINGTON POST
While some feminists have seen much promise in the possibility for law reform, others have been more circumspect.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG FORGED A NEW PLACE FOR WOMEN IN THE LAW AND SOCIETYLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 23, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
So yeah, we need to be more circumspect and critical about the way we understand the role of law.
EIGHT CASE STUDIES ON REGULATING BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY SHOW US A PATH FORWARDKAREN HAOSEPTEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
What follows is a pretty detailed walk-through, but I’ll be more circumspect when discussing steps described at more length elsewhere, such as in our 2016 methodology guide.
HOW FIVETHIRTYEIGHT’S 2020 PRESIDENTIAL FORECAST WORKS — AND WHAT’S DIFFERENT BECAUSE OF COVID-19NATE SILVER (NRSILVER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Sad and very rough experience of life had taught him to be uncommonly circumspect for his years.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Of course the cook sought to counteract such tendencies, but he had to be very circumspect, for Sambo resented insults fiercely.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
But Lillie aspired somewhat higher than Sunday-school concerts and such circumspect circles.
THE MYSTERIES OF MONTREALCHARLOTTE FUHRER
She is always carefully circumspect, and so works out a patient revenge, though I believe I did her no wrong.
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
Therefore, my son, be very circumspect, and show this only to wise and discreet men.
SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER

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