A quiz

by Russ Roberts on February 8, 2009

in Data

Find the error in the following picture (HT: Andrew Sullivan). It is a very frightening picture but it is also frightfully misleading. Do you see the error?


Sullivan sees the error, too, but don't click through till you've taken a shot at it.

None of this (or this) is to suggest that everything is hunky-dory. It's just that accuracy and the facts  matter.

On Monday, around mid-day, I'll post what I think is the right measure of how bad things are. It's not as bad as the above, but it is not a pretty picture.


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