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Old 03-12-2019, 01:54 PM
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Default Re: BREAKING: AOC's Brilliant Take Down Of Ronald Reagan

Originally Posted by AZRWinger View Post
AOC'S rants can never be challenged because her so-called brilliance allows her to rewrite history on a whim.
I could not help but think of the logical fallacy known by the Latin term petitio principii (more commonly known as question begging, or even as a circular argument). Basically, it contains the conclusion within the premise.

"I am brilliant as concerning economics; and my degree indicates my brilliance," is surely an excellent example of this logical fallacy.
"In his second inaugural address, [Franklin D.] Roosevelt sought 'unimagined power' to enforce the 'proper subordination' of private power to public power. He got it…"—George Will, July 8, 2007
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