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The Bullying Left Exploits Sandy Hook

Huguenot Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 11:35 AM
Citing a logical fallacy doesn't make you sound smart if you can't even define the fallacy. It would help the discussion if you actually knew what a "straw man" is. Shapiro isn't knocking down an argument that liberals never made. He's criticizing their non-argument of demonizing their opponents.

The horror of the massacre of innocents at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. struck at the fabric of the American tapestry. Virtually every American has spent the last few days in a haze -- shocked at the nature of evil, confused and frustrated by the inability to prevent such an atrocity, fearful at the possibility of such a monstrous occurrence repeating itself.

It is only natural in such times to discuss what we can do differently to prevent such things from happening. Nobody wants to see dead children, grieving parents or bullet-riddled schools. Nobody. We may...