Comment: It's called "raising a strawman".

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It's called "raising a strawman".

It's called "raising a strawman". It gives the judge an opportunity to knock it down (and thus gives the viewers a chance to hear the judge's finely-crafted argument, to use when someone who actually BELIEVES the strawman argument raises it elsewhere).

Don't get me wrong: Megan Kelly is not on my list of friends of liberty. Yesterday, for instance, she let a gun banner get away with a claim that guns are used ten times more often to murder than to protect. B-b. But let's not dump on her for things that are helping liberty, not attacking it.

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"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.