Unformatted text preview: impact on our masses. It is a certain appeal to emotions that moves the crowd. For example, I was watching Fox News the other day (simply for the laugh) and the discussion was over Oba ma’s Muslim background. The host actually referred to him as “a turban-wearing Muslim.” However disgusting and ignorant his fallacy of Tu Quoque I realized that his words would probably have great affect on its viewers (mostly conservative republicans). Sure his words were untrue and unjust, but the public are unaware of his tactics and will certainly fall in his trap. So the question is: Is the person arguing with Tu Quoque or is the public making the generalization of Tu Quoque?...
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- Spring '08
- English, Attacking Faulty Reasoning, Tu quoque, certain fallacies, FCTA Ch9 RJ