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From   "Reg Jordan" <drreg@earthlink.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: how to lie with statistics, 2004 edition...
Date   Thu, 4 Nov 2004 16:55:53 -0500

Interesting. Why do you suppose the IQ for the District of Columbia wasn't
included? It went better than 90% for Kerry.

reg

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Kit Baum
Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 4:13 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Cc: Michael Smyer; ecGrad@econ.bc.edu; ecFaculty@econ.bc.edu; John
Moore; Chris Baum; Joseph Quinn
Subject: st: how to lie with statistics, 2004 edition...


Whether one is in ecstasy or is in despair (or simply couldn't care
less) over this week's US election outcome, this is an interesting
statistical exercise:

http://www.strongwords.org/

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html

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