ad hominem

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appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason)

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Which in logic is known as argumentum ad hominum or argumentum ad abusum?
Along the way, he shows Limbaugh to be the ad hominum king whose demonizing and radicalizing of liberal causes -- for example, "femi-Nazis," "welfare queens," and "environmental wachos" -- immediately cuts off meaningful dialogue of substantive complex issues.
But Fo's comedy is no ad hominum attack on Catholicism, nor a personalized mugging of a spiritual leader.
The first thing he might Google is the "ad hominum fallacy".