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.
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He alluded to Susan without mentioning her name.
She didn’t mention any names, but everyone knew she was alluding to the President.