One might argue that numbers are apolitical. I mean, how do you spin the number 4? How do you argue about it? Whether to close the top loop or keep it open? There’s not much there.
Unfortunately, numbers can be used to promote anyone’s agenda.
So in the spirit of Mark Monmonier’s classic “How To Lie With Maps“, here is a way that one can lie with numbers.
It starts with the question: how many hours a week do you have where you could be working at a job?