straw person


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straw person

n.
Law See dummy.
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Having deployed this straw person, it is easy for Davis to knock it down.
The straw person is identified by the name of the person spelled in all-capital letters.
It fails when a few convey an "us-them" mentality, when straw person arguments are set up, and when evidence of true change within the mental health and social work fields, are ignored.