Arguing for a position is not to argue someone into the kingdom. Argument’s purpose is to expose the weakness of unbelieving thought and demonstrate the long-term consequences of being consistent with a position’s operating assumptions.
Charles Pierce writes for Esquire magazine. He’s a hardcore Leftist who hates Donald Trump and now Judge Roy Moore. Pierce has described Moore as “a lawless theocratic lunatic.” It’s true that Judge Moore “lost his job as chief justice of that state’s supreme court twice” by defying “the authority of