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This is not the only VA scandal to appear in the news in recent years, but it gives us a rich example to use when teaching statistics. There are three main aspects of this example that can be used in class. First, there is a distorted graph. Second, there is the response to the graph by Rep. Huelskamp and the resulting media coverage. Third, there is Darrell Huff’s book, How to Lie with Statistics.