Journalistic irresponsibility.

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Think about what this says, without being distracted by the way it’s said!

 

Axios has published a report that is making some Republicans furious.

 

“Young Dems more likely to despise the other party,” the headline reads. It doesn’t get much better for those on the right.

 

The study of 850 college students finds 71% of Democrats would not go on a date with someone who voted for Donald Trump. Just 31% of Republicans surveyed said they would not go on a date with a Biden voter.

 

The article is about Republican outrage over the fact that 71% of college Democrats wouldn’t date someone who voted for Trump. OK. So tell me this: What percentage of college Republicans would date someone who voted for Biden? 69%. 71% vs. 69%! BFD!!!

 

They report the percentage of Democrats who would not date someone who voted for Trump. Then they compare that to the percentage of Republicans who would date someone who voted for Biden. In other words, they compare apples to persimmons. And they toss in the preposterous term “despise”! WHY?!