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August 27, 2015 / compassioninpolitics

Why is FX topicality illegit and unfair

Whats wrong with FX topicality?

1) It avoids core disad links

2) It avoids case generics

3) It steals ground, because it is a counterplan.

4) Its also illegitimate based on the pandoras box of legitimate aff

5) technically it mixes burdens because you have to look at solvency to determine topicality (not sure what I think of this argument)

6) risks bi-directionality on some topics (decrease now to prevent a future increase or vice-versa).

Also there is often a double-bind between being either FX or Extra.

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