Questions and answers are information, no doubt. But who controls what questions can be asked?
“Supreme Court Reveals Deep Divisions on 2020 Census Citizenship Question,” The Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2019. The Supremes to decide whether it’s okay for the Census to ask whether the responder is a citizen.
Leaving aside the political implications, one ponders not whether asking the question is a good idea but whether the Secretary of the Department of Commerce has the power to ask this question and, if so, whether that power has been properly exercised. That is the Governance question. Versus whether it is a good idea to ask the question.