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Yglesias: I caused uproar at Vox by pitching story about decline in police killings of African Americans

Former Vox writer Matthew Yglesias said Tuesday that he caused an uproar within the liberal site's offices earlier this year by pitching a story about some good news: police killings of African Americans are on the decline. In a post on his site Slow Boring, Yglesias criticized what he called a tendency by progressives to exaggerate problems for fear of appearing insufficiently committed to a cause.

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