This argument concludes/recommends/argues that
To support this conclusion the writer cites/points out that
However, this argument suffers from several critical flaws and is therefore unconvincing/ unpersuasive as it stands.
One problem with the argument is that, the editorial observes a correlation between and , then concludes that the former is the cause of the latter. However, the editorial fails to rule out other possible explanations forFor example, Any of these factors, or other social, political or economic factors, might lead toWithout ruling out all other such factors it is unfair to conclude that
In the final analysis, the letters author fails to adequately support the recommendation thatTo bolster the argument, the arguer must provide detailed demographic/statistical evidence showing thatThe author must also provide evidence--perhaps by way of a reliable surveythat