Daily Rhetricks

Daily Rhetrick: September 27, 2018, #2

September 27, 2018

Tom Huckin

MISREPRESENTATION

Today’s riveting Senate hearing offers a classic example of the type of misrepresentation I describe in my blog post, “Turning Amnesia into Condemnation.” The four people who were allegedly at the party where Dr. Ford claims to have been attacked have all said they “don’t remember” the event.  Yet Brett Kavanaugh repeatedly claims they deny it even happening!  In his words, “All four witnesses say it didn’t happen.”  In so doing he is effectively accusing Dr. Ford of being a liar.

 

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