ad hominem

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

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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.