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Hochswender's Argument Analysis

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I concur with your thoughtful analysis and conclusion that Hochswender’s argument lacked the substance necessary to effectively persuade the reader. Initially, I too felt a sense of arrogance in his tone and rhetoric until I came across documentation explaining the event that provoked his contemptuous response for the “virtuous ones”. “The Detroit Project”, spearheaded by Arianna Huffington and “Pulp Fiction” producer Lawrence Bender, collaborated with the Natural Resources Defense Council in their efforts to force auto makers to make more fuel efficient cars. The purpose of their campaign was demonize auto industry companies, such as Toyota and GM, for manufacturing SUV’s, and label those who purchased them as supporters of terrorism. Hochswender’s
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