“How can you tell when a politician is lying? When you see their lips move!”. Old old joke. And perhaps topical.
Ben Goldacre calls Boris Johnson to task for the misuse of statistics. Goldacre goes on to state “…the contempt with which politicians hold evidence and statistics.”.
- Boris Johnson gets upset when he’s not allowed to misuse statistics. That tells a story.
Boris Johnson promulgates bad science and, by implication, attacks reason.