english composition II

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which is a ad hominem argument

If you ask me, Jolly Flakes is just another sugar cereal

 Based on letters, one can safely assume that Ben Franklin was a womanizer.

 It seems to me that Caldwell may be comparing apples and oranges.

The author’s flimsy argument is what we would expect from an alcoholic
Mar 4th, 2015

An ad hominem argument is an argument set up to attack the person talking, rather than the issue. 
That being said, the last one is an ad hominem argument. Instead of talking about "the author's flimsy argument", that person was talking about the author being an alcoholic. This will make a lot of people agree with him, though he really hasn't said or disputed anything.

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