How would I refute this sentence please?
Mike Smith should not be a presidential candidate.After all, he has never held office.
To refute means to prove wrong by argument or evidence.
Start with something like "Mike Smith should be a presidential candidate because..."
Then, finish it with some evidence for why he should be a presidential candidate.
posted by Michael
The more logical approach would be -
Mike Smith's lack of political experience might be a detriment to his success as a presidential candidate.posted by GuruBlue