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: hyperbolesee definition - an extravagant statement or figure of speech used for effect, not intended to be taken literally.
: Characterizing Cruz's tactics as "hostage negotiations."
: hyperbolesee definition - an extravagant statement or figure of speech used for effect, not intended to be taken literally.
: Characterizing Cruz's tactics as "negotiating with hostages."
: honor by associationsee definition - championing public symbols that carry respect, authority, sanction, and prestige to assume the respect, authority, sanction, and prestige of those symbols.
: The military.
: hyperbolesee definition - an extravagant statement or figure of speech used for effect, not intended to be taken literally.
: Characterizing Cruz's tactics as holding hostages.
: proof by anecdotesee definition - making a broad generalization, based on an individual story or stories that support that generalization.
: Whitehouse argues Obamacare is working, based on positive feedback he got from people he spoke to at his local insurance exchange.
: false claimsee definition - a statement that is directly contradicted by fact and can be easily proven untrue.
: There were actually 1,479 Obamacare enrollments in Rhode Island, not 580.[2]
: misleading claimsee definition - a statement with a few elements or kernel of truth, which can easily be proven deceptive or fundamentally untrue.
: What Cruz calls "losing their health insurance" is IBM moving retirees off its company health plan into more cost-effective Obamacare plans.[3]
: half truthsee definition - a statement that is essentially true, but lacking critical information and presented as the whole truth.
: Cruz mentions UPS spousal-coverage changes, without mentioning it only affects spouses who can now get insurance through their employers, because of Obamacare.[4]

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References
4. "FactChecking 'Pernicious' Obamacare Claims". Politifact. Published: September 25, 2013.