Techniques used by Andrew Gillum

whataboutism - discrediting a criticism by accusing hypocrisy, in order to shift the focus away from oneself and onto others. (4 uses)

dysphemism - replacing neutral language with more derogatory or unpleasant terms, to instill a negative association. (2 uses)

hyperbole - an extravagant statement or figure of speech used for effect, not intended to be taken literally. (2 uses)

cherry picking - presenting only evidence that confirms your position, while ignoring or withholding an often more significant portion that contradicts it. (1 use)

guilt by association - using an opponent's links to another to assign the other's beliefs, misdeeds, or other unattractive qualities to the opponent. (1 use)

slogan - a brief, striking phrase that people will remember, which typically acts on emotional appeals. (1 use)

false equivalency - implying that two things are essentially the same, when they only have anecdotal similarities. (1 use)

misleading claim - a statement with a few elements or kernel of truth, which can easily be proven deceptive or fundamentally untrue. (1 use)