88% of people eavesdrop, while dining out, on the conversations of neighboring diners.
The general consensus of the parties involved was that we never knew if the statistics that we were reading were true or false. We didn’t have the time or resources to painstakingly research each tidbit that we happened across during our daily perusal of the Internet. So we decided that it would be much simpler to have unlimited and unfettered access to completely fictitious statistics.
As great believers in democracy, we were also saddened that certain news outlets (without mentioning names, as we may have disagreed on which) have cornered the market on creating facts. We felt that each and every citizen of the free world should have the same ability and capability to make up complete hokum.