Notes from the Abyss

The musings of geographer, journalist, and author David M. Lawrence
Wendy Davis

Lies, damned lies, and abortion statistics (0)

9/11/14 •

MECHANICSVILLE, Va.—The National Review Online, in a recent post best described as a slimy attack on a woman running as Democratic nominee for governor of Texas, demonstrated the maxim that: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics” (Twain 1907, p. 471). In a blog post entitled, “Wendy Davis’s Convenient Abortion Stories,” […]