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Category:Political strategery

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"Strategery" is a term coined in the 2000 U.S. presidential election campaign. Originally used to satirize, the term grew into widespread use during the Bush Administration. Originally used in a Saturday Night Live sketch during the first presidential debate for election year 2000, written by James Downey,Wikipedia that October 7, 2000, and satirized George W. Bush's habit of mispronouncing words.[1] It was later adopted by the Bush administration itself as a term for PR and political strategizing, with Bush's strategists being known within the White House as "The Department of Strategery", or the "Strategery Group".[2]


  1. Dana Milbank (April 22, 2001). "Serious 'Strategery' As Rove Launches Elaborate Political Effort, Some See a Nascent Clintonian 'War Room'". Washington Post. Retrieved 2006-10-23. 
  2. Susskind, Ron (January 1, 2003). "Why Are These Men Laughing?". Esquire. Archived from the original on 2014-03-15.