Sunday, January 15, 2006

Protesting Too Much?

Here's wikipedia's entry for Chickenhawk. Note Item 3, Chickenhawk Counter-Arguments.

3 Comments:

At 15 January, 2006 10:22, Blogger ariadne said...

Heh. Keep fighting the good fight, Karl!a

 
At 17 January, 2006 07:37, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great Blog Karl,

Section 3 Chickenhawk Counter Arguments ... typical rightwing tactic of changing the argument and knocking down a strawman.

Really calling someone Chickenhawk IS a counter argument. It's a cheap replay to a cheap rightwing attack. Namely when rightwing war supporters are cornerd by facts they invariably cry,

"Well if you don't support the war then get out of the country".

And then call their target names, imply they are a coward, and a sissy etc.

I've heard this a-hole argument a surprising number of times. And calling the person a chickenhawk is satisfying every time especially when they are of military age.

First, if they are telling you to get out of the country they are clearly out of facts or arguments.

And second many name callers don't expect to have the tables turned on them and suddenly THEY are the butt of the name calling.

It's just amazing that so often they don't even consider the fact that maybe they are off-base and obnoxious in their accusations and name calling.

Bah, they deserve what they get.

~Foo Fighter~

 
At 22 January, 2006 16:51, Anonymous Anonymous said...

shit eating pussies

 

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