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We’ve been doing a lot of Ad Hitlerem-spotting these days at the NS, but, hey, it’s the season of the Godwin. Check out the statement from Brenda Barton (R) from Arizona on Facebook: Someone is paying the National Park Service … Continue reading →
In Godwin’s Law news (and another instantiation of the Ad Tyrranem -Ad Hitlerem), Ted Cruz’s recent Senate speech has a classic: I suspect those same pundits who say [defunding Obamacare] can’t be done, if it had been in the 1940s … Continue reading →
OK, the old Godwin’s Law observation with Ad Hitlerem is standard. And we’ve here noted the Ad Stalinem. But Glenn Beck just used, in his NYT interview, an analogy with Mao Tse-Tung with similar effect. I think these guys (progressives) … Continue reading →
You have the argumentum ad Hiterlum, whereby any proposition p consistent with Hitler’s beliefs b or actions a is ipso facto wrong. Now you have the ad regem (still working on the name), where any proposition p consistent with the beliefs b … Continue reading →
Watch at this link for a fun back-and-forth between Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly on the argumentum ad Hitlerum. TL;DR for O'Reilly, his Nazi invocation (about "the left") is just fine because his assistants found an anonymous commenter at a … Continue reading →