Quote of the day–Darrell Huff

A well-wrapped statistic is better than Hitler’s “big Lie”; it misleads, yet it cannot be pinned on you.

Darrell Huff
How to Lie with Statistics
Copyright 1954
[I was reminded of this book when reading this from the Violence Policy Center.  The VPC ignores all the murders in Washington D.C. due to the repressive gun laws and focuses on a subset of the suicides.–Joe]