The Lady Gentleman Doth Protest Too Much, Methinks

What kind of denial is most persuasive?

A. a “strong” denial.
B. a “vehement” denial.
C. a “forceful” denial.
D. a “vigorous” denial.
E. a “strenuous” denial.
F. none of the above.

Answer:  “F.” (none of the above).

Did I miss any?  🙂

“Your Adjective [Here]”

Emphatic denials don’t work because the same bad actors who actually committed what they’re accused of, usually feel no compunction lying about it.

Meanwhile, both the innocent and guilty alike have to adopt the same stance playing defense.

Put it this way: I can’t ever recall someone “weakly” denying an accusation.

Bottom line?

Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” had it right, more than four centuries ago . . .

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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