I shouldn’t respond. I ought to allow this typically one-sided argument fade into the ether without further comment. But I just can’t. And it’s all because of one sentence:
Here’s the setup: read a news article that indicates that 90% of home buyers are not in the market for a home in the near future. Disregard how that figure relates to similar figures in past years. Mock those who dare to bring up such relevant data. And then deduce that is 90% of home buyers aren’t buying, 90% of real estate agents will be forced out of the business.
Wait … maybe Barry’s onto something after all.
Kansas City Royals Face Detroit With Six-Player Lineup
KANSAS CITY – After learning that seventy-five percent of Kansas City residents have no intention of going to a Royals game this season, the club released 19 players from its roster and played with just six players Friday night.
Carnival Cruise Lines Scuttles Fleet
MIAMI, Florida – In scenes reminiscent of the Andrea Doria, Carnival Cruise Lines scuttled all but one ship after learning that 99% of respondents to a nationwide poll said they would not be taking a cruise this year.
American Bar Association Sees Severe Decrease
… actually, forget that one. Some people might hope it’s real.
Barry knows he’s twisted the data to create an outlandish post. He has to know that he’s done it. He’ll defend it to his dying day because that helps generate traffic. And as some of the so-called “experts” preach, traffic’s the big dog.
I shouldn’t respond to what amounts to a publicity stunt. I really shouldn’t. But sometimes it feels like if you let some folks pee on enough trees, we all end up drenched in urine.