Refraction (Bent Thinking) #11

Selective Causal Credit: Picking and choosing which causes and effects to link together based on what advances your position. Refutation: a cause and effect relationship has to be established by factual evidence alone, not rhetoric.  Example: A politician taking credit for a single uptick in employment rates as supporting his policies, but then blaming the following downturn on some other factors and not taking the blame.

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