People's political behavior frequently does not match their rhetoric. Although many complain about government interv...

Sallyanne on July 11, 2022

Conclusion Question

I had eliminated answer choice b because I believed the conclusion to be the opening sentence of the stimulus. Could you explain why the conclusion would be voters electing politicians they resent? It seemed to me that this statement was supporting the claim that peoples actions don't match their rhetoric.

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Emil on July 16, 2022

Hi Sallyanne,

You're right that the first sentence is the conclusion. The final sentence, which B is referencing, is an intermediate conclusion. This is quite tricky- while it is a premise in support of the conclusion that people re-elect politicians they resent, B never states that that conclusion is the only or ultimate conclusion of the argument.