The Corner

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

Remember the screaming headlines a few months ago about how one in four teenage girls in America had a sexually transmitted disease? Neil Munro, the National Journal’s superb science and tech reporter, dissects the number and finds much less than meets the eye, and in the process offers a great lesson in how statistics work in Washington.

Yuval Levin is the director of social, cultural, and constitutional studies at the American Enterprise Institute and the editor of National Affairs.

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