Articles by Tara Jons

March 12, 2020

Stereotyping with Guilt by Association

Full coverage of the 9th Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season from Las Vegas.

By Tara Jons
Published: March 12, 2020


January 09, 2020

Countering a Misleading Claim with Whataboutism

Full coverage of the 6th Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season from Los Angeles.

By Tara Jons
Published: January 09, 2020


December 19, 2019

Making Lack of Experience a Virtue

Full coverage of the 5th Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season.

By Tara Jons and Michael Gordon
Published: December 19, 2019


October 02, 2019

Executing a Reversal of Reality

Chris Wallace interviews White House senior adviser Stephen Miller on the federal whistleblower complaint.

By Tara Jons
Published: October 02, 2019


August 30, 2019

The Origins of Fake News

The origins of fake news and how it can be used to destroy a democracy from the inside.

By Tara Jons
Published: August 30, 2019


September 24, 2018

Making a Label Stick

Full coverage of the 2018 Ted Cruz vs. Beto O'Rourke Texas Senate debate.

By Tara Jons
Published: September 24, 2018


January 31, 2016

Demonstrating the Art of Projection

Rachel Maddow interviews Hillary Clinton about her claims that Bernie Sanders is going negative.

By Tara Jons
Published: January 31, 2016


July 20, 2015

Constructing Slippery Slope Arguments

Piers Morgan debates Ben Shapiro on banning assault weapons.

By Tara Jons and Adriel Atwater
Published: July 20, 2015


July 14, 2015

Executing the Gish Gallop

Full coverage of the first Obama vs. Romney presidential debate of the 2012 campaign season.

By Alex Picone and Tara Jons
Published: July 14, 2015


June 18, 2015

Executing Play on Patriotism

Full coverage of the Sarah Palin vs. Joe Biden vice presidential debate of the 2008 campaign season.

By Alex Picone and Tara Jons
Published: June 18, 2015


March 11, 2015

The Origins of Propaganda

The origins of propaganda through the work of Edward Bernays and the resulting birth of American consumerism.

By Tara Jons
Published: March 11, 2015