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Example sentences for red herring

That's a red herring argument, and not at all the point.
Government sources say that it is a bit of a red herring to draw a contrast between binding and consultative votes.
Arguing over some journalist's choice of headline is a bizarre and possibly destructive red herring.
All else is irrelevant and a red herring at the level of discussion presented by the writer.
The efficiency of photosynthesis is a bit of a red herring.

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