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    Translation of Three Fallacies

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    I am trying to figure out what fallacies these are. I have read about fallacies until I am blue in the face.

    1. How can Clinton be leading this country! He's a draft-dodging, or smoking womanizer.

    2. Jeri started gaining more weight than ever when she started taking slimdown; the stuff must be fattening.

    3. That's gotta be a great line of clothes. Have you seen the prices and the people endorsing it?

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    The first is attacking the person: this "argument" attacks Clinton, but says nothing that is relevant to his ability to perform his duties as president?or at least nothing that is obviously relevant. Perhaps drug use and marital ...

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    The expert identifies and explains the fallacies involved in three short passages.