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The repeated use of quotes out of context in order to skew or contort the meaning of a passage or speech by an author on a controversial subject.
Conservatives have a reputation for quote mining and other ways of taking things out of context.
by The Return of Light Joker January 27, 2009

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Taking quotes out of context or misquoting someone.
"Yes, the fingerprint could belong to him, but it was of such poor quality that I cannot be sure."

...

"In his testimony he stated the the fingerprint belonged to the defendant."

"You're quote mining!"
by GuyWithCable August 12, 2008

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