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# Alba and Senator Frank

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23 Oct 2005, 22:10
Alba: I donâ€™t intend to vote for Senator Frank in the next election. She is not a strong supporter of the war against crime.
Tam: But Senator Frank sponsored the latest anticrime law passed by the Senate.
Alba: If Senator Frank sponsored it, it canâ€™t be a very strong anticrime law.
Which of the following identifies the most serious logical flaw in Albaâ€™s reasoning?
(A) The facts she presents do not support her conclusion that Senator Frank is soft on crime.
(B) She assumes without proof that crime is the most important issue in the upcoming election.
(C) She argues in a circle, using an unsupported assertion to dismiss conflicting evidence.
(D) She attacks Senator Frank on personal grounds rather than on he merit as a political leader.
(E) In deciding not to vote for Senator Frank, she fails to consider issues other than crime.
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24 Oct 2005, 01:28
I WOULD GO FOR C
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24 Oct 2005, 01:28
C for me
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24 Oct 2005, 03:08
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24 Oct 2005, 04:58
I guess this is a prime example of a circular error.
I pick (C).
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24 Oct 2005, 05:35
OA is C.

Can someone explain why C and not D.
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24 Oct 2005, 06:28
Seems like another LSAT CR- circular reasoning.
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24 Oct 2005, 09:03
C for Circular.
24 Oct 2005, 09:03
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