Juxtaposition of the Day
This is a double juxtaposition for the price of one.
Note the order of the two articles—the implicit greater concern for the seeming epidemic of dog shootings by police over the incidence of hate crimes.
Here are the six “Fast Facts” in the second article:
“1. The new report covers incidents that occurred in 2015. This seems like the first important fact to note, since some people have already been trying to pass the data off as a response to Donald Trump’s election as president. . . .
“2. The data is incomplete + inherently increase-prone every year. . . .
“3. Hate-crimes against persons are down over last year. . . .
“4. Nearly two-thirds of all hate crimes involved no physical violence. . . .
“5. Crimes motivated by racial/ethnic bias were the most common type of hate crime. . . .
“6. Blacks, Jews, and gay men were the…
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