The Numbers, Please...


American Greatness | 2022-09-21 23:40 UTC

- What percentage of the country is black? The average answer was 41 percent. The actual number is 12 percent. Of course, if you watch television commercials, you would think it’s closer to 90 percent.

- What percentage of marriages are mixed race? Average answer: 50 percent. The actual number is 1 percent. If you watch television commercials, you would think it is more like 99 percent.

- What percentage is “Latinx”? Average answer: 39 percent. The actual number is 16 percent. Also, most Latinos hate the term “Latinx.”

- How many families make over $500,000 a year? Average answer: 26 percent. The actual number is just one percent. We somehow think a quarter of the country is rich.

- What percentage of Americans are vegetarians? Average answer: 30 percent. The actual number is a paltry five percent.

- What percent of Americans live in New York City? Average answer: an astounding 30 percent. The actual number is just three percent.

- What percentage of Americans are transgender? The answer given was 22 percent. The actual number is not even one percent.

- What percentage of your fellow citizens are gay? The answer give was 30 percent. The actual number is just three percent.

So, why do people have such bogus and inaccurate estimates? More at link.

By Anonymous Submission on 2022-09-21 23:40 UTC
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