- The 1.5M claimed by the Barcelona municipal police (the Guàrdia Urbana) for the demonstration last Friday must be a lie, since you can only fit 220K bods into the Passeig de Gràcia.
- The same police force reported the credible figure of 5K for the demonstration against the ETA “truce”.
- Since the Guàrdia Urbana sometimes gets it approximately right and sometimes gets it completely wrong, some non-statistical factor (ie politics) must be present in their calculations.
I think that an inability to process large numbers is a more likely explanation than malice. This should worry us, for how can the police hope to find adequate solutions for large-scale public order situations if they haven’t got the faintest idea how many people they are dealing with?
- Lying about demonstrator numbers, or “We’ve been in Puerta del Sol, Madrid 20 of may 2011 to measure people attendance of 15-M Mouvement events”
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