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Logical Fallacy

Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

Lisa Longo | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Lisa Longo

Some insurance companies are canceling policies, so therefore our president must have lied. Nope. Not true. It is a handy talking point for the opposition, but it is in fact, just another logical fallacy. Once you start listening for them, you'll find them everywhere.

Disrupting Democracy

Robin Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robin Lakoff

Liberals have devised ways to help the economically impoverished. Now we have to figure out what to do about the discursively impoverished.