Straw man (disambiguation)

Straw man is a rhetorical technique (also classified as a logical fallacy) based on misrepresentation of an opponent's position.

Straw man may also refer to:

* Straw man (dummy), a dummy made from straw
* Straw man (law), in law, a third party that acts as a "front" in a transaction
* Straw man (literature), in literature, a symbol for people regarded as lacking needed qualities
* Straw man proposal, in business, a simple draft proposal intended to generate discussion
* Straw Man (comics), a Marvel Comics character originally called "The Scarecrow"

See also

* Scarecrow


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