Never Mind the Facts…

The criminal justice reform debate currently on Capitol Hill has some ironic reminders of the debate over climate change – for a significant number of legislators, the facts don’t need to get in the way of ideology. The Hill. So Sen. Lee of Utah, who voted to prevent the EPA from regulating greenhouse gasses, had this to say about the opposition to the current criminal justice reform bill:

“When politicians argue among themselves, as we so often do about public policy questions, it can be hard to know which side is right, especially when some making arguments are not exactly wedded to the facts.”

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