Poor Design as Scare Tactic?

In: Commentary Graphic Design (general) Innovative US Economy

23 Jul 2009

The Good blog discusses the Republican/Democratic scuffle about the below graphic and health care reform issues. (note: clicking on the below brings up a larger version on another blog).

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Here is a better designed graphic (with some chart junk of it’s own, admittedly) from Good showing problems with the existing heath care system:

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