The Obama administration and its ardent supporters would never let the facts get in the way of a politically expedient cause.
This year President Barack Obama is targeting campus rape and sexual assaults, which the administration painted as an alarming crisis in a January report. That study stated one in five women is sexually assaulted while in college, and only 12 percent of assaults are reported.
Yet when veteran conservative columnist George Will wrote a perfectly reasonable piece questioning those numbers, shock and outrage followed.
How dare Will challenge a politically correct assumption? Critics prefer to ignore professional number crunchers like University of Michigan-Flint economist Mark Perry, who have shown those sexual assault statistics are vastly overstated.
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