Tag Archives: William Safire

Is 2 Think Good the Snopes of the Florida Marlins? True

I’m always surprised when I check out chain emails forwarded by friends on Snopes, they are invariably false. In a way, I see myself as a low-rent Snopes for the Florida Marlins. For example, now that the Marlins are now … Continue reading

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Straw Man Tactic Explained: Safire on Obama

I took my own shot at explaining the straw man form of argument, but let’s read how a pro lays it out. William Safire on President Obama, an excerpt: Accepting the Democratic nomination in a huge football stadium way back … Continue reading

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