Yglesias

Fun With Logical Inference

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CREDIT:

Chris Bowers is right that people should be less averse to primaries, but this is a terrible logical fallacy:

All Democrats, all progressives, and really all Americans need to stop thinking that primaries are a bad thing. Since primaries are elections, such a belief is literally the same as thinking that elections are a bad thing.

Compare: All Americans really need to stop thinking that disease-infested rats are a bad thing. Since disease-infested rats are animals, such a belief is literally the same as thinking that animals are bad. Why do you hate pandas?