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.[3]

47:28: cherry pickingsee definition - presenting only evidence that confirms your position, while ignoring or withholding an often more significant portion that contradicts it.
: Youngkin lists a presentation at a 2015 conference and a recommended book on the BOE website, while ignoring the absence of any evidence that CRT is actually being taught in any of the state’s 1,825 public schools.[12]

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]