A it does b it does not and should c it does not and

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a) It does. b) It does not, and should. c) It does not, and should not. Passage 4 A reporter says to his editor-in-chief: “Chief, it’s just impossible. I was sitting right here the whole time. Ask anyone; they’ll tell you that I never left. And if I never left, I certainly couldn’t have saved the city from a giant killer robot. Even though the guy that did looks almost exactly like me.” 1. Does the arguer have any vested interests? (Remember: these need not be financial.) a) Yes. b) No. c) It’s impossible to tell. 2. Is there a conflict of interest? a) Yes. b) No. c) It’s impossible to tell. 3. Is the argument slanted by omission? a) Yes. b) No. c) It’s impossible to tell. 4. Is the argument slanted by distortion? a) Yes. b) No. c) It’s impossible to tell. 5. Does the argument consider opposing views? If not, should it? a) It does. b) It does not, and should. c) It does not, and should not.
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