Driving A Wedge Between Reality and Reporting

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Self-styled commentator, comedian, and wedge-issue fan, Tina Dupuy, recently drove a wedge between reality and reporting.  In her Atlantic column she declares the bogus assertions of Citizens for Tax Justice as “fact,” and trashes The Heritage Foundation analysis for employing common sense and economic logic.

When an activity is rewarded, people engage in more of that activity.  When an activity is penalized, people engage in less of it.  The greater the reward or penalty, the greater will be the response.  If anything in the social sciences can be universally regarded as fact, it is those preceding statements. (more…)