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Seriously?' Maddow Praises Fox News While Bashing Hannity, Beck


Rachel Maddow must have missed Glenn Beck's response (see here) to accusations he's spreading wild conspiracy theories, because on Thursday night she tried, once again, to paint Beck as a madman for showing the similarities between the extreme left and extreme Islam. Instead of actually taking the time trace Beck's argument, she instead went with a straw-man argument, and also threw in a creepy flashlight while taking potshots at Sean Hannity:

More on the straw-man fallacy:

"Straw man" is one of the best-named fallacies, because it is memorable and vividly illustrates the nature of the fallacy. Imagine a fight in which one of the combatants sets up a man of straw, attacks it, then proclaims victory. All the while, the real opponent stands by untouched.

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(H/T: Mediaite)

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