Of course, this was accompanied by a particularly damning headline.
Trump's 1995 taxes show a $916 million loss, suggesting he could have paid no federal taxes for up to 18 years https://t.co/kedGabJpxe
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 2, 2016
Depends on how you read it.
More Accurate Headline Would Be "Trump Declared a $916 Million Loss on 1995 Taxes" pic.twitter.com/YXIYObnKec
— Chuck Ross (@ChuckRossDC) October 2, 2016
Of course, the media ran with it.
As presented, and as picked apart on Twitter, this is an extremely problematic story. Let’s look at some of the problems involved.
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