A Fox Butterfield moment at the Drudge Report

One of my favorite daily reads is James Taranto’s Best of the Web Today and one of my favorite features is the section Taranto labels “Fox Butterfield, Is That You?”  The reference is to Fox Butterfield, a journalist, who gained fame for labeling as a paradox a statement in which the two factors were manifestly causally related:  “More Inmates, Despite Drop In Crime.”

James Taranto finds a lot of those Fox Butterfield statements in the news.  Today, I found one hiding in plain sight at the Drudge Report:

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