Democracy Fallacy

a fallacy in Twitter political discussions that occurs when an idea or policy’s merits are determined by their relationship to “democracy”, instead of their actual substance. Used positively and negatively depending on the context and intent of the user, their ambiguous definition of the term “democracy” is crucial for the sake of credibility.

Ex. “The state legislature just passed a Voter Identification law? This is the first step in losing our democracy.”

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