Re: “The fine art of deception by skillful omission of facts” (Froma Harrop column, 3-1).
Harrop criticizes a Nation magazine article focusing on New York City as a microcosm of the growing income gap between the “have” and the “have not” groups in the United States. She accuses the author of deceiving readers by “skillful omission of facts” but picks a few parenthetical lines from the article to craft an apology for the uber rich.
But the Nation article is loaded with facts, statistics and stories of several former workers laid low by the recession. For example, the lowest income …