Has President Lincoln given up? At a speech in Pennsylvania, he even refused to dedicate a battlefield still fresh with the blood of tens of thousands of Union soldiers…Read More
Uses of outdated evidence, incomplete citations and out-of-context quotations work by selective omission. If we knew the whole story, we would probably reject the claims they advance. By failing to present the person making the claim, hearsay fails to tell the whole story in another way. Indeed, in some instances, the audience doesn’t even know the identity of the person.
Glass House Attacks, which we treat under Hypocritical Attack, could be considered a form of Misleading By Not Telling The Whole Story.