Something must be done
The "Politician's Syllogism" is a logical fallacy of the form:
- We must do something
- 'This' is something
- Therefore we must do 'this'
Aptly demonstrated in this episode of Yes Minister:
UK Government - Exercise - 29 Aug 2012
As one wag put it, "Well, yes, obviously; stop flogging it...
- Welsh health survey: One in three take no exercise - BBC News
- Orwell Had it Sorted - Longrider blog