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Elementary Logic For Hysterics

Elementary Logic For Hysterics April 25, 2014

The argument “Everything Hitler did was legal”, while perfectly true, does not logically entail the proposition “Grazing fees are legal, therefore the United States is a Nazi hellhole and some cowboy crook wrapped in a flag can threaten to kill people with his militia posse if he loses in court.” If ever the reductio ad Hitlerum was revealed to be hysterical crapola, it’s when talk-radio-catechized Catholic defenders of this lawless vigilantism trot it out to try to paint a delusional scofflaw–who childishly pretends the US government does not exist–as a patriot and not as the criminal he is.

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