Date registered: Sep 2004
Vehicle: 95 E300
Location: Inside my head
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How not to lose an impossible (oops!) argument:
STEP1: Ask a hard-to-answer question to stun opponent and challenge him to provide an answer:
STEP2: Opponent will provide an answer, most likely full of flaws that can take on ages to discuss and distract from the original issue. You win!
STEP3: Only if answer is good, like the one above, proceed by admitting the question you raised was not a good one. You still don't lose because the original issue is forgotten by now:
Tahloube, he posed a hypothetical, rhetorical question. Only a fool would engage in that kind of foolishness. Thankfully, he has you.
The biggest problems we are facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch and not go through Congress at all and that’s what I intend to reverse.
~ Senator Barack H. Obama