We’ve all seen or heard the ads – Kentucky’s governor claims the state’s horse industry employs 100,000 people.
Now, the Lexington Herald-Leader sets that record straight – the real number is only about half of that amount.
I guess this is the sort of thing we must expect after two decades of our kids not being taught decent math skills. Sooner or later, it permeates everything so that facts don’t matter.
Fortunately, at least one person is left at the Herald-Leader who can count.