Drawing the Wrong Conclusion VI — big savings edition

WRAL had a feel-good story this weekend entitled:

NC State students save big with tax-free online textbook orders

But upon reading the article, which was about students benefiting from the sales-tax holiday, one encounters this:

Larry Sampson, a senior applied mathematics student, said he saved $37 on a $553 textbook, for example.

Previous entries in “Drawing the Wrong Conclusion”: I, II, III, IV, and V.

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