"I know lots of people who say you're wrong!"
"Really? Like who?"
"Well, you know ... like ... lots of people."
The proverbial "they" as in, "You know what they say ..." Is among the laziest rejoinders in an argument. Instead of identifying problems of fact or logic, the person invents an imaginary consensus to suggest his or her opponent's position is nothing but a fringe outlier.
Certainly such a tactic has no place in the courtroom, right? After all, one of the main...