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A new (to me at least) fallacy pattern - the Gish Gallop

Bert Bates
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I just heard about this today!

I've seen it employed many times, but didn't know it had been named


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Interesting. And I gave you a cow because I can't believe you didn't already have one for anything.


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Oh yeah. Been on the receiving end of that more times than I like to recall.

I used to call it the "BS Barrage".


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