Dilemma (di-lem’-ma): Offering to an opponent a choice between two (equally unfavorable) alternatives.
Since you’re opposed to vaccines for your child, which would you rather have your child contract: whooping cough or diphtheria? There are around 10 additional contagious diseases she should be vaccinated against. If you don”t have her vaccinated, there’s a strong chance she’ll get sick. So, since it is nearly inevitable, which of the diseases would you prefer she contracts?
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)
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