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Originally published at Faith Seeking Understanding. You can comment here or there.

Over at FB, this picture is making the rounds:

My first thought on reading this (once the need for a head/desk moment passed) was a memory of a classic West Wing clip:

Logical fallacies just aren’t cool, no matter which side is relying on them.

Also: where is there a progressive party in this country that actually gives the poor enough resources to buy their votes? Or that the GOP didn’t do just what this meme accuses liberals, through “culture war” issues, tax cuts, and chest-thumping jingoism? But if I get started on that rant we’re going to be here for a while, so I should stop. Just watch the West Wing clip and repeat after me: after does not mean because of. After does not…

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lindahoyland
Oct. 29th, 2012 03:31 am (UTC)
I shuddered when I saw that on Facebook.
marta_bee
Oct. 29th, 2012 03:35 am (UTC)
Posting this was therapeutic for me. Sometimes you ust have to take a step back from idiocy like this and make it your own.

But yes, I cringed too.
dreamflower02
Oct. 29th, 2012 03:45 am (UTC)
Well, this should give you a bit of a chuckle:

Joss Whedon's take on Romney...

marta_bee
Oct. 29th, 2012 12:24 pm (UTC)
Oh.... oh, dear! I don't thik I've laughed so hard in a good long while. That's just what I needed to see. Thanks!
engarian
Oct. 29th, 2012 02:11 pm (UTC)
OMG, I rarely LOL at work, but this one had me going. I'll have to show this to my DH who is on the fence, but leaning towards Zomrey. I only hope he receives enlightenment before the 6th since he did vote for Obama last time.

- Erulisse (one L)
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