The practice of sifting through the comments of blogs, email threads, discussion groups and other user generated content in an
attempt find choice quotes proving that the advocates for or against a particular political opinion are unreasonable, uninformed extremists.
When Jonah has no substantive arguments for his point, he frequently resorts to nutpicking in order to demonize progressives.
nutpicking: define #2
When a girl picks yo nuts
Oo no she is nutpicking my nuts