When ad hominem isn’t a fallacy

Look, Campbell Brown shouldn’t have her views on education reform attacked because of her looks, and people who think that she should somehow be prevented from sharing her opinion because of who her husband is or what political party she belongs to are wrong. But when she’s the point person for a “reform” movement that offers considerable financial benefit to her movement’s backers (and, yes, to her husband), then it’s absolutely fair game to question her motives.


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