One would think that a certain degree of healthy skepticism would have led Richard W. Miller and Commonweal to fact-check Miller’s assertion in “Global Suicide Pact” (March 23) that in 2010 “northwestern Pakistan received 16.5 feet [Miller’s emphasis] of rain over a five-day period.” While several blogs report such figures, the facts do not support them. AccuWeather.com, in...
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