Misleadingly Incomplete Citation: Americans for a Conservative Direction

Americans for a Conservative Direction, a group connected to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us, hijacks the credibility of a news source when it implies in an ad that the quotes from a conservative columnist’s opinion pieces are from a major paper’s editorial board or news stories.

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Loaded Language: Amnesty

In the debate over immigration policy, amnesty is an emotionally charged term that is used to influence the audience’s perception of a course of action.

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Rewriting History: Rubio on Pathway to Citizenship

Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) mischaracterizes his past position on a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants.

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Overstating Effects: Immigration’s Effect on Population

A group called Californians for Population Stabilization exaggerates the increase in population caused by immigrants.

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False Categorical: Romney vs. Obama on Immigration

When Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney claims that President Obama (D) “did nothing” on immigration, he is employing a false categorical.

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