Jason Mathias

Ok, so what flaw is in this debate?

After Coronavirus pandemic, Trump proposes a $1,000 relief check to all Americans. 

Republicans: If you hate Trump so much you should tear up your relief check.

Democrats: If you hate socialism so much you should tear up your relief check. 

asked on Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 07:11:56 PM by Jason Mathias

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Well I wouldn't call it a debate for one thing, it's partisan rhetoric.

An elected official governs the populace, not just those who voted in their favour. 

Aid or relief is n't a reward, and shouldn't be given or received as a quid pro quo i.e. you shouldn't be expected to give support or approval in return.

I'm not sure if there's any logical fallacy as being given aid isn't an argument, though maybe you could call it a non sequitur. 

Also, you can't cash or tear up a proposed check. 

answered on Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 04:18:57 AM by Bryan

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