It’s not often that sample selection bias becomes an issue of national importance, but then again, it’s not often that census sampling design is outsourced to drunken monkeys. The people who thought that increasing the number of long forms to be sent out will somehow compensate for making the long-form responses voluntary simply do not understand the gravity of the error they are making.
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