Economonomics: Charitable arguing

Taking a moment to hunt for an interpretation that makes an argument good — before you denounce it as a bad argument — is a nice heuristic that forestalls the tempting leap from “There exists an interpretation that makes this a bad argument, but it may not be what he had in mind,” to “This is a bad argument!

Arguments and opinions might be my favorite tags. (via)
Economonomics: Charitable arguing