Monday, November 08, 2004

Deja Vu all over Again

At the Times. Today they are running thier semi-annual "Despite Drop in Crime, an Increase in Inmates" article by Fox Butterfield.

To paraphrase Beetlejuice: "I've seen this article 47 times and it. just. keeps. getting. funnier. every. single. time. I. see. it.

For an incredibly sophisticated, in-depth analysis explaining the findings of this headline click the "read more" link below.

When you put more criminals in jail, there are fewer on the streets committing crimes. Period.

Seriously, if you want an idea of how silly this headline is, just reverse the phrases: "Despite an Increase in Inmates, a Drop in Crime"


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