Conservapedia:Deny this and lose all credibility

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"Deny this and lose all credibility" is a common Schlaflyism, and a clever way of winning an argument before it has even begun. Andy uses it commonly as a prelude to a discussion, in which he posits his latest brainfart as an undeniable fact, then insists any opponent agrees with the statement. If they do not, they are insane, deceitful, stupid, or all three, and hence have no credibility and are not worth debating. Its best use is when the statement that must not be denied is the crux of the argument which is attempting to be engaged, in effect stating "I will debate this topic with you as soon as you agree that my analysis is the correct one; if you do not, you are not worth debating," thus creating an scenario in which Andy cannot lose. More often, however, the "undeniable" statement will be entirely unrelated to the topic at hand, often about one of his "big three" issues: school prayer, abortion, or gun control.