Argumentum ad crumenam is a logical fallacy of thinking a conclusion is correct because the person making the argument is rich. A logical fallacy is an error in logical argument which is independent of the truth of the premises. ...
If you're so smart, why aren't you rich?
I think Mary is a good role model. She's pretty rich so she must be doing something right.
This new law is a good idea. Most of the people against it are riff-raff who make less than $20,000 a year.
This fallacy is notably prevalent in art, movie, video game, or music criticism; in the form "you can try to criticize product X but it makes millions so you don't count".
The opposite is the argumentum ad lazarum. Argumentum ad lazarum is the logical fallacy of thinking a conclusion is correct because the subject of the argument is poor. ...
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