CokeSpeak: "A sophisticated form of language, containing half-truths dissembled as common sense. Its objective is to deceive the listener, usually for profit".

Top Ten CokeSpeak Crooked Arguments

... and how to fight back! (Key: The terms in italics, (so what?) and (specify...) are fully discussed here )  1 - Independent experts (often unnamed) agree with me (so what?), or disagree with you (so what?) Alice’s remedy: Show as irrelevant to the actual issue. Who are these experts? Are they in fact independent? What did they actually say? (may need some detective work!). Also ignores … [Read more...]