TITLE

TNR . commentary

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael; Adler, Ben
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;8/22/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 8/9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's view on a recent "Wall Street Journal" column by Peggy Noonan. Claim in Noonan's article that West Virginia has the lowest violent crime rate per capita in the United States; View that, according to the FBI, West Virginia does not have the lowest violent crime rate; Suggestion that Noonan's article is representative of how conservatives approach evidence; View that conservatives make assumptions and cling to beliefs and then look for statistics to support them.
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9601154906

 

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