This is an excellent take-down of the shoddy use of statistics by the anti-2nd amendment crowd. That it also shoves a grapefruit in the face of The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein is an added bonus. (via Baseball Crank)
Ezra Klein leaps proudly into the gun control controversy, claiming that he’s just presenting a list of 12 “facts” to help inform the debate. There are many things wrong with his list, but in this post I want to focus on just two:
5. America is an unusually violent country. But we’re not as violent as we used to be.
6. The South is the most violent region in the United States.
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