As you know, I find the cut and thrust of reasoned argument intensely stimulating.
This argument is irrefutable by reasoned argument, because it is irrational.
The decision not to delay further was, however, a reasoned and rational decision.
It's very much a kind of emotional reaction as much as a kind of reasoned political one, if you want.
This kind of arrogant refusal to engage with reasoned challenge is sadly commonplace.
He's shown them his graphs and charts, made his reasoned arguments.
I have more faith in people and their abilities to communicate in a reasoned way.
He also makes himself seem arrogant and dismissive of reasoned argument.
These questions cannot be resolved, but they can be debated with reasoned argument.
The purpose of a debate within the party is to get the facts out and educate those who are less well informed with reasoned arguments.