How Twitter users balanced the budget

Posted to Statistical Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

In a follow-up to their puzzle to balance the budget, The New York Times shows the top selections that about seven thousand Twitter users made. It’s not a scientific sample, as it’s only Twitter users, but interesting to look at nevertheless with a number of useful breakdowns.

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