You will never hear a public official say, “We’re closing a bunch of elementary schools in poor neighborhoods to save money. Please don’t try to stop us.”
Instead, she might say something like this:
Look at all those long, lifeless words: consolidating, underutilized, high-performing, investments. Notice the two emotions she asks you to feel: safe and welcome.
People who talk like this — a lot of jargon with a powerful emotion thrown in here and there — are not always misleading you on purpose. Sometimes they have also misled themselves.