Techniques used by Sebastian Gorka

minimization - characterizing something that you don't want to address as trivial or insignificant, in order to shift the focus away from it and onto "more important" things. (2 uses)

whataboutism - discrediting a criticism by accusing hypocrisy, in order to shift the focus away from oneself and onto others. (2 uses)

post hoc - proclaiming that because something occurred after X, it was caused by X, when no causal relationship may exist at all. (1 use)

attacking the ratings - attacking a news organization's ratings, circulation, or popularity, while not refuting the substance of its criticism. (1 use)

reversal of reality - a statement that is not only verifiably false, but is the exact opposite of the truth. (1 use)