Falsehoods & Distortions

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


02:15: cherry pickingsee definition - presenting only evidence that confirms your position, while ignoring or withholding an often more significant portion that contradicts it.
: Biden highlights only wage growth in "the bottom 40%," while not mentioning that, due to inflation, real wages actually declined for all other income groups by 2.2%.[3]

31:08: cherry pickingsee definition - presenting only evidence that confirms your position, while ignoring or withholding an often more significant portion that contradicts it.
: Youngkin highlights only the murder rate, while not mentioning that Virginia had one of the lowest crime rates in the country when McAuliffe was in office.[6]

03:17: cherry pickingsee definition - presenting only evidence that confirms your position, while ignoring or withholding an often more significant portion that contradicts it.
: Trump lists only countries that are worse off with Covid than the U.S., while ignoring the vast majority of countries that are better off.[1]