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# Assembly Hansen, my opponent in this election campaign, has accused me

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Re: Assembly Hansen, my opponent in this election campaign, has accused me [#permalink]
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this is a common pattern in gmat, test takers should know this. That is, a second person will fail to respond to what is addressed by the first person.
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Assembly Hansen, my opponent in this election campaign, has accused me of using money from the public coffers for personal vacations and other private expenses. Hansen has no right to make such accusations since the record shows that she hired her own daughter at a handsome salary to serve as a legislative aide.
Which of the following is the most serious weakness of the argument above?

A. It assumes that anything that Hansen has done is alright.
B. It confuses legality with ethical propriety.
C. It assumes that Hansen's actions would be indictable under current law.
D. It fails to respond to the charges made by Hansen.
E. It implies that Hansen should be held responsible for questionable actions by members of her family.

I am confused between D and E

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Assembly Hansen, my opponent in this election campaign, has accused me of using money from the public coffers for personal vacations and other private expenses. Hansen has no right to make such accusations since the record shows that she hired her own daughter at a handsome salary to serve as a legislative aide.
Which of the following is the most serious weakness of the argument above?

A. It assumes that anything that Hansen has done is alright.
B. It confuses legality with ethical propriety.
C. It assumes that Hansen's actions would be indictable under current law.
D. It fails to respond to the charges made by Hansen.
E. It implies that Hansen should be held responsible for questionable actions by members of her family.

I am confused between D and E

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Re: Assembly Hansen, my opponent in this election campaign, has accused me [#permalink]
Hi Experts,
Is it safe to say that B also depicts a weakness in the argument but D is the answer only because it depicts what is the *most* weak aspect of the argument?
I was confused between B and D.