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Response to cosmicone (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 11:31 AM

15. The others are doing it!

 

This is known as the "tu quoque" fallacy. I don't know if the other charge outrageous speaking fees. Public servants should limit themselves to charging a few thousand dollars, plus expenses. And they should only speak at worthy events, locations and organizations that have been vetted to make sure they're not secret Nazi pedophiles or something like that. Criticism of the requested $275k is entirely deserved. It indicates greed.

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