Where’s the Denominator?

The Guardian recently ran the absurd headline “US GOVERNMENT DEPORTING CENTRAL AMERICAN MIGRANTS TO THEIR DEATHS”, and Dalrymple has something to say about the paper’s tendentious presentation of statistics:

…the article’s real point (exemplified by calling the migrants “undocumented” rather than illegal) is rhetorical rather than informative: it wants to claim that the United States, or by extension any other country, including Britain, has no right to control who enters it to live there.

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