Shifting national budget

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

The Washington Post looks at the shifting national budget over the past 40 years. Be sure to keep scrolling past the first overall to see the funding for departments separately. The consistent vertical scale works well.

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