Michelle Obama Pushes Amnesty

“A straw man…is a common type of argument and is an informal fallacy based on the misrepresentation of an opponent’s argument. To be successful, a straw man argument requires that the audience be ignorant or uninformed of the original argument.” – Wikipedia The straw man fallacy is one of the most popular fallacies used in the world of political argumentation. It’s just so easy to misrepresent someone’s argument in order to pull popular opinion to your side. Just as the Wikipedia definition states, Read more […]

Do Republicans Hate Immigrants?

Yesterday, on CNN’s State of The Union, Carlos Gutierrez, a Latino outreach advisor to Mitt Romney, said this: “The Hispanics I know were scared of the Republican party. I think it has to do with our incredibly ridiculous primary process where we force people to say outrageous things, they get nominated, and they have to come back.” He later claimed that Romney’s loss was the fault of extremists within the Republican Party who are “xenophobic” and “anti-immigration.” And in response to Rep. Cathy Read more […]