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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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 Slippery Slope | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:11

In the tenth episode we explore the Slippery Slope Fallacy, with an example from Trump defending Confederate statues and we discuss the difference between formal and informal logical fallacies. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Boris Johnson complaining about Brexit and Twitter users complaining about Owen Jones. In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out examples from Friends and DirectTV ads. 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 Kavanaugh hearings 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

 Galileo Fallacy - Fallacious Trump Episode 009 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:17

In the ninth episode we explore the Galileo Fallacy, with an example from Trump talking about the Gettysburg Address. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Vince Cable annoying bank bosses and David Treddinick believing in homeopathy. In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out examples from Bedazzled and Frank Sinatra. 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 Obama's return to the political debate 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 at http://patreon.com/ftrump

 Moving the Goalposts - Fallacious Trump Episode 008 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:00

In the eighth episode we explore the Moving the Goalposts Fallacy, with examples from Trump talking about Obama's birth certificate and his yuge electoral college win, and the entire administration's shifting stories on the Trump Tower meeting with the Russians. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Boris Johnson's goalpost moving over a referendum on the Euro. In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out examples from Friends and Monty Python.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 NY Times Op Ed written by an anonymous Senior White House official 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 at patreon.com/ftrump

 Argument from Popularity - Fallacious Trump Episode 007 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:22

In the seventh episode we explore the Argument from Popularity, with examples from Trump talking about voter fraud and global warming. In Mark's UK Politics Corner we look at Michael Gove when he'd had enough of experts.In The Fallacy in the Wild, we check out a political ad for Hillary Clinton and a clip of Bill O'Reilly dissing Rachel Maddow. We have our first guests on the pod, with Mark interviewing Caplin and Massiah, who released an anti-Trump song called "All You" And finally we round up some of the crazy Trump stories from Tuesday August 21st - officially the newsiest news day ever. You can contact the guys at fallacioustrump@gmail.com or on Twitter @FallaciousTrump and you can support the show at patreon.com/ftrump

 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: 50:06

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: 49:18

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: 44:54

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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