A regular feature from The Washington Post challenging everything you think you know.
No, most children in foster care haven’t been rescued from abuse
No, it does not encourage moderation and debate.
No, it’s not ‘empty’ or cut off from the rest of the world.
No, self-driving trucks wouldn’t fix all our problems
In fact, all kinds of families want child care, and its cost has little to do with regulation.
No, 94% of crashes aren’t caused by drivers’ errors.
No, it’s not just the uber-rich avoiding taxes.
No, they aren’t only for rich people.
The U.S. embargo isn’t to blame for all its problems, and the island isn’t frozen in time.
It’s not really controlled by Pakistan, and it doesn’t have a plan for governing.
It wasn’t inspired by the French Revolution, and mosquitoes weren’t the deciding factor.
He actually remained close with Taliban leaders — but not so much with Iranian officials.
No, it doesn’t lead to violent crime, and no, those strains aren’t that different
No, increasing student athletes’ compensation won’t turn off fans or conflict with Title IX.
Paying isn’t always the best way to get your data back.
It’s not really about being tough, emotionless and indifferent to the world.
No, the doctrine doesn’t let officers off the hook, and getting rid of it won’t result in a flood of lawsuits.
No, it’s not replacing the dollar anytime soon - but that doesn’t mean it’s just a fad.
Misinformation and shame hinder our ability to treat a common health problem.
No, they don’t “hibernate” between appearances.
Yes, these laws save lives.
Actually, they’re good for democracy.
No, gun owners aren’t all conservative.
No, it’s not just an inner city problem. And it’s not the result of individual failure.
No, the mRNA vaccines don’t change your DNA