What’s the meaning of “skew”?
As an adjective it means neither parallel nor at right angles to a specified or implied line; not symmetrical and as a noun, it can mean an oblique angle, a slant, or “a bias towards one particular group or subject”.

As a verb, it can mean, suddenly change direction or position; to twist or turn or cause to do this.

And also, to make biased or distorted in a way that is regarded as inaccurate, unfair or misleading.

Found in “Going to Extremes: How Like Minds Unite and Divide” by Cass R. Sunstein.