Law Professor points out some interesting facts concerning the Presidential election-Fiction!

Law Professor Points Out Some Interesting Facts Concerning the Presidential ElectionFiction!

Summary of eRumor:

A forwarded email about a “Hemline” University School of Law Professor named Joseph Olson who pointed out some interesting facts concerning the Presidential election and the murder rate in red and blue counties.

The Truth:

Joseph Olson  is a real Professor at Hamline University School of Law  in St. Paul Minnesota but he did not write this, according to his faculty bio page on the university site.  Olson called it “bogus” in his disclaimer and said that the eRumor dates back to 2000 and originally was a commentary about the Bush/Gore election which quoted an 1800’s Scottish philosopher Alexander Tyler

updated 01/21/09