Web Rhetoric: Internet Users Respond to Constance McMillen

Facebook image #3: Crying baby.

April 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

If we’re talking about high school, what’s with all the pictures and language about babies? Interestingly, these seem to be attacks on Constance’s character and motives (over dramatic, seeking attention), rather than direct and logical responses to her arguments. These are called ad hominem attacks. Translated directly, ad hominem means “to the man” or “against […]

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