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Doing the Research the New York Times Won't Do

voslucky Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 11:43 AM
Well, if it's a liberal, such as "agitator" above, they are too stupid to figure out which end of the gun to point at themself to facilitate their suicide! This is why they would need a semi-auto - they are bound to miss on the first try!

In Sunday's New York Times, Elisabeth Rosenthal claimed, as the title of her article put it, "More Guns = More Killing." She based this on evidence that would never be permitted in any other context at the Times: (1) anecdotal observations; and (2) bald assertions of an activist, blandly repeated with absolutely no independent fact-checking by the Times.

There is an academic, peer-reviewed, long-term study of the effect of various public policies on public, multiple shootings in all 50 states over a 20-year period performed by renowned economists at the University of Chicago and Yale, William Landes and John...