Perhaps we can file this intervention by Sarah Palin in the "things that aren't analogous" file:
"Book burning is antithetical to American ideals," she wrote. "People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to, but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation — much like building a mosque at Ground Zero."
The peaceful practice of basketball and religion is just like a book burning.
One more thing. The title of this article on the Huffington Post: "Sarah Palin: Burning Quran 'Antithetical to American Ideals.'" That doesn't quite capture her view, I think.
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I don't really see that as an argument. It's the statement of two opinions.
argument by analogy.
This morning on the local Christian radio, they had the right name for that pastor: "the village idiot".
And on this one, I'm with John: you can't compare the two. It's just a horrible analogy.
Unfortunately people can't stop talking about him.
"<em>Unfortunately people can't stop talking about him.</em>"
Or Sarah Palin. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treehouse_of_Horror_VI#Attack_of_the_50-Foot_Eyesores">Attack of the 50' Eyesores</a>.
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