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Politicians' Favorite Logical Fallacies

(via PBS IDEA Channel) In the US it’s presidential election season. There are lots of people expounding upon about all kinds of high stakes topics: what’s best for you, the country, what’s gonna keep everyone safe, and successful. Candidates, pundits, your pals: making points, making promises, making arguments. In the course of the political proceedings ... I’ve seen plenty of the fallacies we’ve covered before on Idea Channel, but there are a few cropping up that we haven’t yet covered–so I thought we’d better.