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A populist politician is quoted as saying, "The economy is dreadful! Thirty states reported falling incomes last year." An elitist politician shoots back with this quote: "Our economy is improving! Over 70% of Americans had rising incomes last year."

Is there an ethical dilemma in reporting these apparently contradictory statements?


Yes, the unit of analysis is different for each speaker.


No, they are saying the same thing.


Yes, they are both wrong.


No, they are using the same unit of analysis.

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