The Conservatives clearly need some lessons in how to read graphs. Well it’s either that or they have become extremely at ease with gaslighting the UK public, editing our collective perceptions, accounts, experiences and social history, while presenting evidence that contradicts their lies, unabashed.
Last week I reported Dominic Raab’s oblivion to the fact that despite his grand claims that wages were rising faster than they did over the last decade (most of which featured a Conservative government), the graph he posted as evidence actually demonstrated that real wages are lower today than 10 years ago, when Labour were in office. After being mocked a lot, he subsequently deleted his rather foolish Tweet.
Now James Cleverly is at it. It’s curious that he also presents the evidence that his headline is fake news:
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