When the topic of immigration comes up in a political speech, facts are often distorted or buried under bombastic sloganeering. The result is a wide gap between the public’s perception and the realities of this issue. And the rise of Donald Trump and the surprising outcome of U.K.’s Brexit referendum show that politicos are spreading misinformation with great success.
In his corner of the internet, data wizard Max Galka has also been questioning the quality of information people consume on immigration. On his website, he writes: