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…is a rhetorical device where people cram a pile of lies into a question in order to develop some plausible deniability about their intellectual dishonesty, or perhaps simply derail the conversation.

This is part and parcel of Glenn Beck’s entire career, and conspiracy theorists, AIDSPIGS and other paranoiacs are notorious for it.

“Have you stopped beating your wife?”

“Is Wendy using our lunch money to buy drugs?”

“Are you JAQing off like a dishonest coward because you’ve got such a good point to make?

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