What do you do if someone makes a childish, lazy, inept strawman argument? If you answered, “Provide facts and logic to illuminate the issue”, then you are a wonderfully intelligent person. But also a chump. That’s not how you do things here on the internet. When someone shows up with a strawman, you counter it with an even bigger strawman.
I doubt it will change the debate at all, but it felt good to write.
Also, I made this to go with the article, but it just didn’t turn out good enough to use:
Sadly, it doesn’t look enough like the original iconic image to sell the joke. I’m just sharing it here to give you a glimpse into the sausage factory of my weekly column.
Batman: Arkham City
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The Best of 2011
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2011.
Why The Christmas Shopping Season is Worse Every Year
Everyone hates Black Friday sales. Even retailers! So why does it exist?
The No Politics Rule
Here are 6 reasons why I forbid political discussions on this site. #4 will amaze you. Or not.
The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.