An Obvious Solution for the Lancet Article ‘Controversy’

When the Lancet study first came out, I argued that conservatives couldn’t just criticize–they had to offer their own alternative, credible numbers for the civilian death toll. Matt Yglesias goes one further: why not a second study using credible methods of which conservatives approve?

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2 Responses to An Obvious Solution for the Lancet Article ‘Controversy’

  1. Kevin Donoghue says:

    Les Roberts had a simple suggestion, which he addressed to the press corps: visit a sample of graveyards and check how many bodies were buried each year. So far, no journalist has shown much enthusiasm.

  2. markie says:

    like there isn’t a whole bunch of iraqis dead.

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