The Daily Sandwich

"We have to learn the lesson that intellectual honesty is fundamental for everything we cherish." -Sir Karl Popper

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Much More Map Madness

Apparently the chuckleheads at Fox are using their usual technique of "accurate, but misleading" (or is that too charitable?) and waving big, red maps around, and predicting the demise of liberalism.

Naturally, there are two sides to every story. Things look red on the face of it, but the vote was pretty evenly split. So a couple of folks decided to present electoral maps that reflect population. Check out the site. It's a nice primer on the presentation of facts that you like, but ignoring the ones you don't.