You may not be a fan of Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, but that doesn’t mean you can just ignore facts you don’t like. L.A. Times “national race and justice reporter” Jaweed Kaleem is sure going to try, though:

OK, but …

Also interesting? That article Kaleem links to was written in June of 2015. A few things have happened since then.

Embarrassing.

When accurate statistics are inconvenient, that doesn’t make them any less accurate. If you can’t use up-to-date information to make your case, Jaweed, maybe you shouldn’t be making that case at all.

Kaleem did retweet this, at least:

But it still doesn’t explain away the decision to ignore 9/11. Or justify his laziness.

Then find a more accurate, timely article, Jaweed. This isn’t difficult.