Here’s my email to Mother Jones:
Your article about the citizenship question says:
The White House Is Lying About the Census
Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the citizenship question has been on nearly every census since 1965. It hasn’t been asked since 1950
However, I fear it’s you that is lying. Here are questions 12 – 14 from the 2000 Census, conducted under President Bill Clinton:
I assume that you will be issuing a public apology to the White House for libeling them …
Mother Jones, to their credit, has replied to my email, and I have answered them back.
To: Willis Eschenbach
Hi, Willis — That’s the long form version of the census, which only a limited number of people respond to, not the version everyone fills out. (https://www.census.gov/dmd/www/pdf/d02p.pdf ) Thanks for reading though!
To: Tim Murphy
Oh, please, enough of the pedantry. It’s simple. Was the question asked in the 2000 census or not?
Well, the fun continues. Here’s the response from Tim Murphy to my email above, in its entirety:
To: Willis EschenbachThanks for reading!
To: Tim MurphyAnd thanks to you for dodging the main issue, which was that you were lying … and you wonder why people voted for Trump?Medico,cura te ipsum!w.