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Flaw in the Reasoning-CE. The correct answer choice is (D)
Marianna argues that additional measures against drunk driving are needed. This is so because drunk driving greatly increases the chance that the drunk driver will cause an accident involving death or serious injury. David responds that Marianna exaggerates the dangers of drunk driving. He supports his point by citing evidence that in an accident, the drunk driver is less likely to be hurt while drunk than while sober. David misses two points. First, he points out evidence that suggests the drunk driver would be better off drunk, while ignoring what happens to the people that the drunk driver hits. Second, he talks about how the severity of injury to a drunk driver is reduced, while Marianna was addressing the probability of an accident in the first place. In either case, David does not address Marianna's concerns.
Answer choice (A): David does no such thing. His conclusion regarding Marianna's argument is consistent with the evidence he provides. Unfortunately, his conclusion misses the point of Marianna's argument.
Answer choice (B): David is not making a circular argument. He supports his conclusion by citing evidence.
Answer choice (C): Actually, David offers his own evidence for his position.
Answer choice (D): This is the correct answer choice. David responds to points different from those made by Marianna, as explained above.
Answer choice (E) David does not attack Marianna herself.