Saturday, March 11, 2017

LAT: Almost 100 California entities interested in building Trump border wall - LA Times already spinning story in sentence #1 --tma

International engineering corporations, boutique architectural firms and tiny mom-and-pop builders with names like “Loko-Koko” are lining up to help build President Trump’s border wall, despite the fact that Mexico has said it won’t pay for it and polls show that many Americans don’t want it.
     No doubt there are "many Americans" who don't want it, but as a factually significant statement it represents meaningless spin, since even if only one percent of Americans didn't want the wall, that would still involve "many Americans."
Since the Department of Homeland Security placed a presolicitation notice on the Federal Business Opportunities website in late February for “the design and build of several prototype wall structures in the vicinity of the United States border Mexico,” more than 600 interested vendors across the country have signed on, including almost 100 entities from California. ...