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On the Michigan Talk Network: Fact-Checking the Washington Post’s Fact-Checking Trump, and the Facts About Alleged Racism Of Police

6 Jul , 2020  

Dr. John Lott talked to Scot Bertram on the Michigan Talk Network about fact-checking the Washington Post’s fact-checking Trump and also our research on the alleged racism of police.

(Friday, July 3, 2020, from 8:35 to 8:45 AM)


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At Real Clear Politics: Media Ignores Facts to Claim a Trump Gotcha

1 Jul , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has another piece at Real Clear Politics on media bias regarding crime rates and Trump.

The media keeps going out of its way to fact check President Trump’s claims as false. The Washington Post’s Philip Bump is one of many journalists who can’t be bothered with considering the most obvious interpretations of what Trump says.


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Was Trump correct that the Democrats controlled the most Dangerous Cities?

30 Jun , 2020  

“You hear about certain places like Chicago and you hear about what’s going on in Detroit and other — other cities, all Democrat run. Every one of them is Democrat run. Twenty out of twenty. The 20 worst, the 20 most dangerous are Democrat run.”

Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland in Joint Press Conference,” The White House, June 24, 2020.