From Crush the Street, by Joshua Enomoto

Last week, President Donald Trump reasserted a claim that he has leveled throughout his campaign — the murder rate is the highest it’s been for nearly five decades. Back then, the liberal media had a field day with Trump’s assertion. First, they deliberately or unintentionally confused violent crime rate with the murder rate — the two are similar, yet also completely different. Second, the liberal media conflated the murder rate with the nominal murder figure. Such erroneous assumptions can lead to drastically different conclusions.

It was a highly frustrating period for those that have a basic understanding of mathematical and statistical principles. And yet, the liberal media pounced on Donald Trump once again with the same old tactics. Perhaps the most egregious example was a heated exchange that occurred on “Real Time with Bill Maher.” One of Maher’s guests, Piers Morgan…

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