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June 30, 2013 12:00 AM

Michael A. Smith: Common Core a breath of fresh air

Leo Strauss coined the phrase reductio ad Hitlerum to describe the logical fallacy of tying one’s opponent to Adolf Hitler by ridiculous means: a special kind of reductio ad absurdum. For example: Hitler was evil. Hitler had a mustache. Therefore, mustaches are evil.

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