Economists do it with models. Mental models. Mental models that fall to pieces the moment they are faced with the cold light of reality. - Me
Half the problem is news insist that accidents are caused by storms. (storm caused... blizzard caused..)... but you can't expect them to put the right subject on the sentence..."·$$%& drivers caused massive accident while driving a 70Mph with ZERO visibility" leaves no doubt on who is the dumbass.