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“Even if humans were causing global warming, and we are not, this could be maybe the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people. […] We’re dealing with something that’s highly emotional.

Sen. James Inhofe (Republican, Oklahoma), seen in An Inconvenient Truth

Again we see the invocation of emotionality (a feminine trait) to invalidate an argument that one does not agree with. The intimation is that anything emotional is inherently illogical, irrational, and wrong. This is, of course, utter bollox.

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