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August 22, 2014


Politicians Aren't More Corrupt Than Usual

FiveThirtyEight: "According to Gallup, Americans think that political corruption has become more widespread over the past several years. And yet the best data we have on political corruption doesn't bear that out. The Public Integrity Section of the Justice Department reports statistics on corruption cases to Congress every year, and although it might be a stretch to say that the country has gotten less corrupt over time, the problem certainly hasn't grown."












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