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Voting Democrat Causes Cancer

Attila Dimedici (1036002) writes | more than 4 years ago

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Attila Dimedici (1036002) writes "This story does a great job of showing how statistics are misused by comparing the incidence of voting for Democrats to the incidence of cancer. While the story has a strong ideological bias, it does a great job of poking fun at the way politicians (and others) misuse statistics."
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Wow, that has to be the stupidist thing I've read (1)

schon (31600) | more than 4 years ago | (#30780730)

Epic logic fail.

"Hey, they use statistics to show something that's true is true, so I'm going to use *different* numbers to try to show that something that isn't true is true, therefore showing that statistics can't be used to prove anything!"

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