Store owner: My customers are not worried about crime in this neighborhood; every day I talk to people who shop at m...

Justin on July 17 at 11:27PM

Why not answer E?

I can see why answer D is the correct answer here, but should E be ruled out? It calls into question the fact that there could be a difference between what he experiences in his store vs. what actually happens outside the store which seems like a reasonable criticism.

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Emil on July 26 at 12:58AM

This actually wouldn't be an issue with the argument. The author isn't making an argument about whether crime is a problem for the neighborhood, but about whether crime is an issue for his business. Crime might as well be an issue, but the argument doesn't actually depend on whether or not crime is an issue in the area writ large.