Commenter Of The Day: Tricky Rhetoric Edition

There are numerous rhetorical devices politicians use to obscure or avoid the truth. One of them is the old "vacuous truth," wherein the true statement has no meaning. For instance, a candidate for sheriff in Texas once accused the incumbent sheriff of being derelict in his duties for not arresting a single communist,… » 7/03/08 5:40pm 7/03/08 5:40pm