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Posted inOp-Ed

Mack Clayton Shelley, II: 3 reasons why people fall for politicians’ lies about statistics

Mack Clayton Shelley, II, Iowa State University March 11, 2019 – Why do people make such poor decisions about politics? Why are they so often distracted by lies, irrelevant alternatives and specious arguments? Politicians use and abuse statistics and fabricate when it suits their purposes. Contemporary examples of either deliberate or inadvertent misuse of data […]

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