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Old 09-19-2007, 03:48 PM   #11
Neil Mick
Dojo: Aikido of Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Join Date: Jun 2002
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Re: In Defence of George W. Bush

Mike Sigman wrote: View Post
How is this a "defence" (sic) of George Bush, Neil. That bottom sentence says in essence that he is worse than stupid, he's also dangerous.
Wrong. Again, with the misrepresentations, the misquotations. I said,

Neil Mick wrote:
To call him stupid or to belittle him, to mock our President, is to forget how dangerous and destructive these people really are.
"These people," do not =George Bush alone, which is the core thesis of this thread.

In other words, it's purely an asserted ad hominem.
"In other words," I'm beginning to doubt that you truly understand what an ad hominem IS.

Ad hominem

Appealing to personal considerations rather than to logic or reason
It only takes a second to look at the body-count of my sig, and to realize that, yes: these men ARE personal attacks or emotional appeals, here, sorry (nor even a real need for them. The Administration's record speaks for itself).

But hey! You're quite free to report this thread, and we can leave it up to Jun, as to whether or not this constitutes an ad hominem attack. I'm perfectly happy with whatever he decides...far more, than any judgements YOU'RE likely to proffer.

Last edited by Neil Mick : 09-19-2007 at 03:50 PM.