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Using the five steps of neutralizing fallacy which are Step 1: Putting the argument in standard argument form

Step 2: identifying the fallacy

Step 3: Name of the fallacy

Step 4: Identify the criteria for the fallacy

Step 5: Explain how the fallacy violates any of the 3 criteria for a good argument, and explain what is wrong with using this pattern of reasoning.


QUESTION: It is uncanny how the stock market predicted the election results. The day before the election, the market rose significantly. Analysts claimed that this was a sign that the market expected a Liberal majority government. Consequently, that is exactly what we got.- a Liberal majority was elected.

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