The West Wing: Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
  • Speaking → Logical Fallacy → Post Hoc Fallacy

Mrs. Landingham believes that the President's poor sense of humor contributed to campaign losses in Texas. President Bartlet explains that it is a logical fallacy: just because they lost Texas after a hat joke, it doesn't necessarily mean that the joke resulted in their campaign loss.

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