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Fallacious Trump

Summary: Jim and Mark use the insane ramblings of a tiny-handed narcissist to explain logical fallacies. Each episode we focus on a single logical fallacy and, using examples from Trump, UK politics and pop culture, explore how and why it fools people, how to avoid committing it yourself, and how to counter it in an argument.

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 Inconsistent Comparison - Fallacious Trump Episode 006 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:39

In the sixth episode we explore the Inconsistent Comparison Fallacy, with an example from Trump talking about regulations. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Boris Johnson's claim that tne NHS would get £350 million a week extra after Brexit. In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out an advert from budget supermarket Aldi. Jim and Mark go head to head in Fake News, the game where Mark has to guess which of three Trump quotes Jim made up. And finally we talk about Rudy Giuliani's claim that collusion isn't even a crime, and round up some of the other crazy Trump stories from the past week. You can contact the guys at fallacioustrump@gmail.com or on Twitter @FallaciousTrump. You can support the show on Patreon at http://patreon.com/ftrump

 Non Sequitur - Fallacious Trump Episode 005 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:07

In the fifth episode we explore the Non Sequitur Fallacy, with examples from Trump talking about global warming, and Paul Gosar talking about his dentistry/body language expertise. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Boris Johnson's attempt to avoid talking about austerity. In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out The Chewbacca Defense and mock a Sacha Baron Cohen character. Jim and Mark go head to head in Fake News, the game where Mark has to guess which of three Trump quotes Jim made up. And finally we talk about the Helsinki Summit and round up some of the other crazy Trump stories from the past week. You can contact the guys at fallacioustrump@gmail.com or on Twitter @FallaciousTrump

 False Dilemma Fallacy - Fallacious Trump Episode 004 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:34

In the fourth episode we explore the False Dilemma Fallacy, with examples from Trump talking about immigration. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at the binary tribalism of Brexit. In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out clips from Die Hard and According to Jim. Jim and Mark go head to head in Fake News, the game where Mark has to guess which of three Trump quotes Jim made up. And finally we talk about Scott Pruitt's resignation and round up some of the other crazy Trump stories from the past week. You can contact the guys at fallacioustrump@gmail.com or on Twitter @FallaciousTrump and if you want to support the show you can go to http://patreon.com/ftrump

 Moral Equivalence Fallacy - Fallacious Trump Episode 003 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:39

In the third episode we explore the Moral Equivalence Fallacy, with examples from Trump talking about Nazis and immigrants.In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Boris Johnson's thoughts on protests in Iran.In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out Roseanne's racist tweet, Samantha Bee using a naughty word, and why the two are not the same.Jim and Mark go head to head in Fake News, the game where Mark has to guess which of three Trump quotes Jim made up.And finally we talk about Mitch McConnell's plans to replace Anthony Kennedy before the midterms and round up some of the other crazy Trump stories from the past week.You can contact the guys at fallacioustrump@gmail.com or on Twitter @FallaciousTrump or support the show at http://patreon.com/ftrump

 Straw Man Fallacy - Fallacious Trump Episode 002 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:14

Welcome to Fallacious Trump, the podcast where we use the insane ramblings of an orange man-baby to explain logical fallacies. In the second episode we explore the Straw Man Fallacy, with examples from Trump talking about the 2nd amendment and abortion rights, and we discuss how to combat the Straw Man fallacy in an argument. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Boris Johnson's thoughts on bananas and Brexit. In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out Kirk Cameron's views on evolution. Jim and Mark go head to head in Fake News, the game where Mark has to guess which of three Trump quotes Jim made up. And finally we talk about the lies from just one White House press event and round up some of the other crazy Trump stories from the past week. You can contact the guys at fallacioustrump@gmail.com or on Twitter @FallaciousTrump, and you can support the show on patreon at http://patreon.com/ftrump

 Genetic Fallacy - Fallacious Trump 001 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:48

Welcome to Fallacious Trump, the podcast where we use the insane ramblings of a tiny-handed narcissist to explain logical fallacies. In the first episode we explore the Genetic Fallacy, with examples from Trump talking about Judge Gonzalo Curiel, Obamacare and global warming, and we discuss the difference between committing the genetic fallacy and considering the source like a good skeptic. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Boris Johnson's accusations against Russia in the Skripal affair. In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out examples from Friends and South Park. Jim and Mark go head to head in Fake News, the game where Mark has to guess which of three Trump quotes Jim made up. And finally we talk about the leaks coming out of the White House and round up some of the other crazy Trump stories from the past week. You can contact the guys at fallacioustrump@gmail.com or on Twitter @FallaciousTrump, and you can support the show on patreon at http://patreon.com/ftrump

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