Falsehoods & Distortions

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


1:08:49: straw mansee definition - misrepresenting an opponent's position or argument to make it easier to attack, usually by exaggerating, distorting, or just completely fabricating it.
: While the WH correspondent was questioning "the competence" of, among other things, the administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan, he was never questioning the decision to withdraw from Afghanistan.

42:12: straw mansee definition - misrepresenting an opponent's position or argument to make it easier to attack, usually by exaggerating, distorting, or just completely fabricating it.
: While Youngkin did say "Trump represents so much of why I'm running," he didn't say "So much of the reason why I'm running is because of Donald Trump."[10]

08:37: straw mansee definition - misrepresenting an opponent's position or argument to make it easier to attack, usually by exaggerating, distorting, or just completely fabricating it.
: While Harris did say that Pence and Trump have failed in their handing of the pandemic, she said nothing about the American people failing in their handing of the pandemic.

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