Appeal to Loyalty

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The appeal to loyalty is a logical fallacy committed when the premise of an argument uses a perceived need for loyalty of some sort to distract from the issue being discussed. Example B questions A's statement of x. Anyone who questions A is disloyal. Therefore, B is wrong. Problem: Even if B is disloyal, that doesn't mean that B is wrong, as A is not necessarily always right.
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