a logical fallacy in which a spectrum of possible options is misrepresented as an either-or choice between two mutually exclusive things.
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How to use false dichotomy in a sentence
That's just a false dichotomy: Israel—and only Israel—controls that land.
You see, Beinart offers a false dichotomy: either J Street supports Presbyterian divestment or it does not.
The way forward requires us to challenge this false dichotomy, which means challenging Zionism.