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TUESDAY, JAN 22, 2013  |  4 comments  |  2 commentaries
Can You Guess How Many Straw Man Arguments Were in Obama’s Speech?

President Obama has an, at times, well-deserved reputation for delivering his speeches well. Certainly, the president made an impression today when he delivered his second inaugural address calling for a bolder, more expansive government that would be committed increasingly to the principles of liberalism, with characteristic soaring rhetoric.

Unfortunately, another characteristic was also in evidence in Obama’s speech: namely, his tendency to argue against positions that nobody holds (and by extension, to mischaracterize his opponents’ views so as to make them easier to argue against). In logic, this unfortunate tendency is referred to as a “straw man fallacy” and it was well-worn in President Obama’s speech today – so well-worn that at times, he seemed to cough up a new straw man fallacy with every sentence. How many of these arguments in bad faith did the President use? Read on as we list each ...


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Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Jim Lincoln wrote:
I didn't hear the speech. Didn't it have as many straw-men as a "Baby Face" Bush inaugural speech?
Ok, name ONE straw man argument from president Bush's inaugural speech, the article sited several from president Obama's speech.
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Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
I didn't hear the speech. Didn't it have as many straw-men as a "Baby Face" Bush inaugural speech?
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Skorse wrote:
"Straw Man #9:
“Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity.” (Obama)
After all these new immigrants originating in socialist style countries, developed in the 20th century, will keep voting for Obama and his Democrats who are dedicated socialists wanting BIG government.
That's not a strawman, that is a coherent plan that is already working.
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Skorse  Find all comments by Skorse
"Straw Man #9:
“Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity.” (Obama)

After all these new immigrants originating in socialist style countries, developed in the 20th century, will keep voting for Obama and his Democrats who are dedicated socialists wanting BIG government.

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