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cogency

koh juhn see

  • n  persuasive relevance
  • n  the quality of being valid and rigorous
News & Articles

  • Comment on California farmers look to immigration bill to fix problems
    It's not rocket science Mayor Gunter. Merely give these illegal aliens green cards, then put them to work....Duh... But then again, that probably doesn't fit your amnesty agenda, does it? ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Being incapable of any measurable cogency, the liberal will invariably distort the issue to ...
    Aug. 15, 2013 - Denver Post
Quotes

  • Desmond Tutu in Ecumenical News International
    Public discourse should not sink to the level of the gutter,said Tutu. "Debate can be vigorous and animated, but in the end it has to be the cogency of the argument, and not the loudness and barbarity of language, that will win the day."
  • Kevin Rudd in Khaleej Times
    Rudd noted he was concerned the NPT was beginning "to lose its cogency in the eyes of states," he said.
  • Alan Blinder in Wall Street Journal (blog)
    ...argues such changes are wise because making the Fed the overarching guardian of financial stability would make the Fed bigger and more powerful at a time when "some people have argued, with some cogency, that the Fed has too much unchecked...

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