Industrialists from the country Distopia were accused of promoting the Distopian intervention in the Arcadian civil war merely to insure that the industrialistsâ€™ facilities in Arcadia made substantial profits during the war. Yet this cannot be the motive since, as the Distopians foresaw, Distopiaâ€™s federal expenses for the intervention were eight billion dollars, whereas, during the war, profits from the Distopian industrialistsâ€™ facilities in Arcadia totaled only four billion dollars.
Which of the following, if true, exposes a serious flaw in the argument made in the second sentence above?
(A) During the Arcadian war, many Distopian industrialists with facilities located in Arcadia experienced a significant rise in productivity in their facilities located in Distopia.
(B) The largest proportion of Distopiaâ€™s federal expenses is borne by those who receive no significant industrial profits.
(C) Most Distopian industrialistsâ€™ facilities located in Arcadia are expected to maintain the level of profits they achieved during the war.
(D) Distopian industrialistsâ€™ facilities in Arcadia made substantial profits before the events that triggered the civil war.
(E) Many Distopians expressed concern over the suffering that Arcadians underwent during the civil war.