The following is a link to an interesting article from the Persuasive Litigator, discussing in the context of litigation, but also relevant to arguments and persuasiveness in general, what you might do if the other side makes your argument first in an effort to portray your argument in a negative manner. In fact this is not uncommon in trials. Click here for article discussion.
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