Judge Arguments Not People?

With Tony Blair who won 3 elections and clearly many people at one time thought to some degree he represented them it is apparently sufficient to smugly say ‘Iraq’ and smile smugly turn away, argument done. Now Blair is a reprehensible reptile and Iraq was a mistake but it’s┬áhis support for despotic leaders not to mention torture and rendition that makes him truly nasty and a representative of the worst the world offers. Yet what if what he says is about something he is not paid to support? What if you don’t have an argument against it? Is your dismissal really so clever? Would you be happy if I brought up the time you punched someone, took some money, puked on a carpet, lied at work to someone else’s detriment, belittled someone or covered up a cock up? And dismissed anything you said. Continue reading “Judge Arguments Not People?”

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Judge Arguments Not People?