Reply to post: Politicians work to slant these figures

Crime epidemic or never had it so good? Drilling into statistics is murder

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Politicians work to slant these figures

Some want to hide crime to make people feel safe and complacent as the article suggests. Then you have people like Trump who want to hype crime and make it sound like it is increasing (violent crime has decreased greatly in the US since its peak around 1990) so people who feel unsafe will let an authoritarian do what all authoritarians do.

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