|Editorial: The sum can depend on who's counting|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
A teacher was giving her 7th grade class a lesson in civics. The theme for the day was propaganda. She used the following scenario to make her point.
The Russians, the Americans and the Brits had a car race. The Brits won, the U.S. was second and the Russians placed third. The next day in the Russian newspaper the headline read, “Russia takes third in motor race. America comes in second to the last.”
There are a lot of ways to frame a subject, especially when numbers are involved.
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