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Show Notes The Appeal to Sincerity fallacy is committed when someone tries to convince you of just how sincerely they believe in their claims, rather than offering evidence to back them up. Trump We started out by talking about this clip of Trump in September 2020, claiming he really believed the US was...

Show Notes The Thought-Terminating Cliché occurs when someone uses a well known or common phrase as a way of ending the debate and accepting no further thoughts on the matter.   Trump We started out with this example from Trump: Then we moved on to this clip: And finally this compilation of right wing voices talking...

Show Notes The Ad Hoc Fallacy is committed when someone makes stuff up in order to avoid accepting evidence against their belief.   Trump We started out with these three Tweets from Trump, which are representative of the many many lies he has told on Twitter since losing the election, almost all of which...

Show Notes The Argument by Gibberish Fallacy is committed when someone uses jargon or nonsense in place of an argument or an answer because they are unable to provide a coherent, useful or logical response.   Trump We started out with this clip of Trump on the Dr. Oz show answering the question "What...

Show Notes Invincible Ignorance describes a situation where, no matter how much evidence is presented or how clearly they are wrong, a fallacious arguer simply refuses to waver from their original position. We started out with this clip of Trump talking to Hugh Hewitt in 2015: And we followed that up with this...

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