It was a few days later that I did the math — very rough math, mind you; I’m no statistician, and The Not Fake News is a long long ways from The New England Journal of Medicine. (On the other hand, toss dice against me at your peril. Wargamers take note.) And, in the intervening weeks, the answer has changed a bit.
Warning: Not for the sensitive. Stop reading right now if you’re not a jaded cynic; there’s no shame in it.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware of the chaos caused by the recent seven-country immigration ban. Of particular interest to those pillars of rectitude, the unbiased press, was a picture of a five-year-old in handcuffs. Which, while indeed horrific, was only one of many stories told about the events (more…)