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What to do about biased question-askers who accept an answer because its supports their bias?

This question and this question brought this to mind. Questions like these, where the requester is asking a biased question not to gain actual knowledge but simply reinforce or spread their bias (...
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For Politics.SE specifically, how long should the asker of question wait to accept an answer?

Background Recently, I got this comment on a question of mine after accepting an answer: Thanks for asking the question. In general, it's best to wait a few days between asking the question and ...
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Should accepted answers still be pinned to the top of the list of answers?

There's a proposal on main Meta regarding accepted answers floating to the top in the list of answers. I'll selectively quote parts of CM Nicolas Chabanovsky's question here to get you up to speed ...
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Answer sorting on this meta

I see that answers are sorted by giving priority to the "accepted" flag on this meta, unlike on the main site. While this makes sense for stuff like [tech-like] support requests, it makes a ...
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How to accept an answer if answers are both correct but different?

In this question, there are presently two answers. In short, one says yes, one says no, and I can't really say which one is more correct: Does the head-of-state pardon violate separation of powers? ...
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What is to be done when an accepted answer is factually wrong?

The accepted answer for this question - Would killing ISIS journalists be considered a war crime? If so, could ISIS use the ICC? - is wrong as I've pointed out in the comment. What is to be done for ...
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Should accepted answers be pinned to the top on meta? [duplicate]

most of the text in this answer has been taken from another post There's a proposal on main Meta regarding accepted answers floating to the top in the list of answers. I'll selectively quote parts of ...
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