What Do Glenn Beck and Alan Grayson Have in Common?

By Timothy King 10-01-2010

Here's a logic lesson for you: Both Beck and Grayson use the argument "If A is a B, and A is also a C, then all Bs are Cs." And they shouldn't use this kind of argument. With the help of my logic class in college, and a few helpful reminders from Wikipedia, I'll try to unpack that and show why it doesn't work.

I'm pretty sure Glenn Beck was thinking about Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson when he said, "

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