fallacies

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Find an argument from a politician, journalist, or other public figure that commits one of the informal fallacies. Find a recent argument (within the last 6 months). Provide a link to your source (don't use a fallacy someone else online has identified - the point is to find your own example! There are many out there!) Summarize the argument, and explain how it commits the fallacy. How could the argument be improved to avoid committing the fallacy? Explain and discuss.

The essay should be at least 550 words long or longer is recommended.

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Running head: INFORMAL FALLACY ANALYSIS

Informal Fallacy Analysis
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INFORMAL FALLACY ANALYSIS
Informal Fallacy Analysis
Introduction
Ambiguity is an example of informal fallacy perpetrated by the public figures to explain
some of the days to day issues in society. Trevor Noah, a South African comedian, political
commentator, a producer and a writer in one of his shows, “the daily show with Trevor Noah”
committed a fallacy when he sought to explore the relationship between the US and China based
on 5G technology. Trevor Noah on a segment he uploaded on YouTube on May 22, 2019
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEQTo9usai4) said that the US and China are at war over
it. The discussion...

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