Friday, November 11, 2005

Defending Yourself by Complimenting Your Enemy

There's a fairly good article in Salon today.  I don't necessarily recommend that you read it, unless you are willing to watch one of their annoying advertisements first.  Besides, the article is only fairly good.  In this post, I examine the rhetorical tactics used by Mr. Bush in response to his critics, regarding the use or misuse of intelligence prior to the Iraq War; I then examine the rhetoric used by those who criticize his criticism of the antiwar movement.  

Although this post is partly about Mr. Bush and his war, it is mostly about the tactics used in the various arguments.  Continue reading here.