that is called the fallacy of argumentum populorum


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Posted by North Coast Diver on May 20, 2005 at 15:25:58:

In Reply to: I'm not alone with my reg in my mouth. posted by Chuck Tribolet on May 20, 2005 at 11:58:28:

In forensic debate and logic that is called the fallacy of argumentum populorum. Mark Twain put it this way:

If every other idiot in any town is on your side, then that is a majority anywhere.


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