Tag Archive: GOP Debate

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Logical Reasonings / 12.16.15

A. So there’s this movie. Apparently it’s called Star Wars or something like that. People happen to like it. USA Today
B. Will Google’s self-driving cars make Uber a thing of the past? The Verge
C. Law school enrollments fall again. Good news for aspiring law students. Above the Law
D. Missed last night’s GOP debate? Watch the whole thing here. It’s… well… yeah. Election Central
E. The history of Ol’ St. Nick, in 90-second video format. BuzzFeed

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Fallacy Watch – GOP Debate #4

The Blueprint team has followed this year’s presidential debates, Republican and Democratic alike, with great interest and, more importantly, with a singular goal: tracking the reasoning flaws lurking within the candidates’ arguments. In an age of sound bites and endless, empty commentary on the so-called horserace, we believe it’s important to expose the reasoning or lack thereof displayed by those who aspire to be the next leader of the free world.

However, since we can’t help but be passive viewers of the spectacle, it’s up to the moderators to shape the raw material we work with. For the second time in a row last night, the moderators fell down on the job. In the CNBC debate last month, which left the candidates and the Republican Party in general crying foul, the moderators asked snide, substance-free questions (“Mr. Trump, is this a comic book version of a presidential campaign?”), allowing the candidates to turn the tables on the questioners in supremely predictable acts of debate jiu jitsu.

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Logical Reasonings / 10.29.15

A. Last night’s CNBC GOP Debate in one gif. New York Times

B. Harvard Law School launches a project that makes the entire collection of U.S. case law available online, for free, to anyone with an Internet connection. Harvard Law Today

C. Taylor Swift is involved in a messy lawsuit with a former radio host. USA Today

D. Students working their way through college is becoming the norm. CNBC

E. The GOP versus the media. Blueprint LSAT Prep Youtube

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Logical Reasonings / 10.28.15

A. A complete cheat-sheet to everything you need to know about tonight’s GOP debate. Politico

B. “Notorious RBG” book is coming your way! Check out this interview with the authors. Huffington Post

C. Harvard Law School launches a $305-million campaign that aims to improve financial aid and clinical opportunities for students. Harvard Magazine

D. Elle Woods for Supreme Court Justice? Washington Post

E. Test your vocab skills and Pokemon knowledge– all in one handy quiz! Buzzfeed