Polish translation: zapożyczyć/zaadoptować problem/cel/dążenie swojego przeciwnika/rywala
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20:24 Jan 9, 2008
English to Polish translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Other
English term or phrase:co-opting an antagonist's issue / goal
Better approaches are found in politics, where leaders tend to face opposition more routinely. One way of dealing with opposition is co-opting your antagonist’s issue. If, for example, you disagree with Michael Moore’s demand for single-payer universal health care, clashing with him head-on is probably not the best approach. Instead, understand why he’s getting traction with
middle-class Americans: because he holds out the prospect of lower health care costs. Adopt that as your goal and propose an alternative road for getting