President Obama’s straw man arguments

Here is a compilation of some pieces of President Obama’s speeches in which he mischaracterizes or oversimplifies the arguments of his opponents to make his own positions seem more appealing. This type of argument is called a straw man argument.

This is a common technique among politicians and public officials to further their own arguments especially when they’re giving speeches and no one is standing there to respond to the claims being made.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5vzCmURh7o

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