Comment: Ahh Santorum, Master of the Straw Man Argument

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Ahh Santorum, Master of the Straw Man Argument

"I disagree with Sen. Paul’s isolationist policies and believe that the most important role of our president is to keep us safe."

Let's break this down:
1. Deliberately mischaracterize your opponent's position.
2. Assert that, as opposed to your opponent's position, your position will "keep us safe".

Yes, because we've EVER argued that we want to be completely shut off from the outside world and our goal is to be as vulnerable as possible. If we really were shut off from the outside world, we brought all of our troops and weapons home, and we stopped selling and giving away weapons to our friends [one day and enemies the next] we'd be unbelievably secure and untouchable. So Frothy is wrong in how he describes our position AND he's even wrong in the conclusion he draws from this mischaracterization. He's just wrong, wrong, wrong.