Consider each of the following:
Donald is planning on opening a seafood restaurant. His friend Al has opened 3 restaurants in the past - and all have been moderately successful. Two of them are financially sound; the third is recovering from recent financial troubles. Don argues that he can trust Al's business and financial experience to help him be successful with his plans for opening the restaurant.
How would the following impact Don's argument:
Don discovers that Al was guilty of tax evasion in the recent past.
Is this irrelevant to Don's argument
Will this weaken Don's argument
Will this strengthen Don's argument