Techniques used by Tudor Dixon

misleading claim - a statement with a few elements or kernel of truth, which can easily be proven deceptive or fundamentally untrue. (3 uses)

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)

proof by anecdote - making a broad generalization, based on an individual story or stories that support that generalization. (1 use)

straw man - misrepresenting an opponent's position or argument to make it easier to attack, usually by exaggerating, distorting, or just completely fabricating it. (1 use)

appeal to tradition - suggesting that a long-standing practice must be better than newer alternatives and that abandoning it could have detrimental implications. (1 use)

baseless claim - a statement that is presented as accepted or established fact, but is wholly undecided or unsubstantiated. (1 use)

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

red herring - throwing an irrelevant fact into an argument to divert attention from the real issue at hand. (1 use)