Treasonous Speech Accusation


(permanent link) added: 2011-07-26 10:36:39 sponsor: HiddenFacedMatt (last reply: 2011-08-18 18:53:25)

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"You're starting to sound like a separtist."
- Anakin to Padme in an (IIRC) deleted scene from Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, when Padme questions the government a bit too much.

This is for when certain ideas are, rightly or wrongly, associated with a particular group that is popularly opposed, in turn creating a stigma against expressing said opinions.

Those supporting such stigmas are like McCarthyists.

Note that this isn't just overgeneralizing, it's also Ad Hominem; instead of rebutalling on the points, it rebutalls based on WHO the points are associated with.
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