Identifying misleading information and argument

Find an online article (news, magazine, journal, etc.) on any subject that interests you that uses statistics to make its conclusion. Share a link in this thread.

Now answer these questions about that article:

What is the premise and conclusion of the argument based on statistics?
Determine whether or not the argument uses any deceptive statistics.
Give your opinion on whether or not the argument has persuaded you. Explain why or why not.
Determine the 3 primary ways in which statistics or authority are used in your current position in developing persuasive arguments and provide examples here.