2 Choosing to do the easiest task out of a group of tasks when given the chance.
2. That cherry picker took the easiest way out again.
Description: When only select evidence is presented in order to persuade the audience to accept a position, and evidence that would go against the position is withheld. The stronger the withheld evidence, the more fallacious the argument.
Explanation: What information was left out of the example is that this same candidate gives 10% of his income to needy prostitutes in exchange for services, goes to the bar every Sunday after church (and sometimes before), and only works at the homeless shelter to get clients for his drug dealing business.
This is a prime example of cherry picking.
n. the act of sodomizing a partner who has inadvertently swallowed the pit(s) of a cherry(ies), and has thus grown a small cherry tree in the lining of their stomach and begun ejecting cherries through their colon
not to be confused with "suppressing evidence"
John: Nah dude they are both in relationships which I know they can't keep. As soon as one of them breaks up I'm going in for the kill.
Tom: Fuckin' cherry picking