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  •  This is Called (by Me) "Magic Mirror" Reasoning (5+ / 0-)

    The arguer holds up a mirror to himself and sees reflected in it the image of his critique-er, or opponent in this case, and thus attributes his irrational "reasoning" to his adversary by applying magical thinking to provide a justification for his opponent being in the wrong.

    It's considered lucidity among loonies.  Mark Steyn has performed the trick brilliantly, thus proving himself to be a consummate loon.

    "Give me but one firm spot to stand, and I will move the earth." -- Archimedes

    by Limelite on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 02:21:48 PM PDT

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