Statists are often somewhat right about the problem, but crazy wrong about the causes and the solutions.

Crime is a problem. Real crime, not victimless “crime”. But it’s not as large a problem as statists believe. If they were realistic about the amount of crime there is, it would eliminate a lot of their justifications for government/The State.

They see crime and are quick to blame “illegals“, guns, drugs, and whatever else their particular bonnet bee happens to be, but don’t notice that the root cause of actual wrongdoing is aggression, and the biggest advocate (or “normalizer”) of aggression is the belief that it can sometimes be right. Particularly if done in the name of The State.

And their “solutions” inevitably revolve around giving The State more excuses to commit aggression and theft.

Yes, they are actually that crazy. That’s why they are still statists. And why they continue to be so wrong about the causes and solutions for problems.