Presidential Wealth

In: Politics

24 Feb 2012

I can’t see why anyone cares about this, but it’s been getting some press and visualization attention lately – so here ya go:

Here’s an out of focus chart from Time magazine (anyone know why their online graphics always suck? Cutbacks, probably.)

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If you want more details, The Atlantic has a paragraph on each coupled with stately portraits:

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An interactive version using Tableau:

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And yes – it’s cold and rainy in DC today – and I’m a little grumpy. Or maybe it’s the thought of any kind of presidential analysis that is depressing me. Barf.

1 Response to Presidential Wealth

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Josef Uyeda

February 24th, 2012 at 4:28 pm

Can you say log-transform? Geez…

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