Does the government have the cure for cancer?
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Vote Placed by bladerunner060 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct for the forfeit. Nobody sourced. Pro's S&G was better, but the rounds were short and readable from both sides. As to arguments: I'm leaving it tied. Pro never offered any evidence to support the contention that the government HAS the cure for cancer. The argument, taken at face value, only establishes that IF they had the cure, they'd hide it. And that argument shouldn't be accepted at face value--it was an assertion as to motive. Con rebutted with the assertion that they would release it. Neither side made any kind of *compelling* argument. Pro had the BoP, and clearly failed in it. Yet, Con's argument was just an assertion, so I hesitate to award points for making a "convincing argument". At present, I'm leaving that tied. As always, happy to clarify this RFD.
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