Straw men


Taken from Respectful Insolence (a.k.a. “Orac Knows”): How to succeed at quackery?

commenter decrepitoldfool said:

bq. … “Alternative medicine” is just an alternative to having a fuller, richer checking account.

to which Orac immediately replies:

bq. I may have to steal that quote!

(The title of this post comes from the multiple accusations of constructing straw men “here”:http://oracknows.blogspot.com/2005/09/last-call-for-submissions-to-skeptics.html.)

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  1. […] Bullshit. He might drop that here and there, but his actions belie his words. […]

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