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Originally posted by Chyort
Can anyone defend Detroit or at least have anything good to say about it?
Critics also complain that numbers don't tell the whole story because of differences among cities.
"You're not comparing apples and oranges; you're comparing watermelons and grapes," said Rob Casey, who heads the FBI section that puts out the Uniform Crime Report that provides the data for the Quitno report.
The FBI posted a statement on its website criticizing such use of its statistics.
"These rough rankings provide no insight into the numerous variables that mold crime in a particular town, city, county, state, or region," the FBI said. "Consequently, they lead to simplistic and/or incomplete analyses that often create misleading perceptions adversely affecting communities and their residents."
Originally posted by NovusOrdoMundi
This is without mentioning the struggling "big three", Chrysler, Ford, and GM.
Originally posted by DontTreadOnMe
I agree with what many have said about the ills of Detroit.
BUT, this study appears to be somewhat flawed, perhaps even biased.
Originally posted by Realtruth
Detroit will eventually be sorted out in the very near future, you and I will live to see it.