President Trump currently has 42.4 million Twitter followers, making him the 21st most popular account on the social-media platform. “ONE year after Donald Trump’s surprise victory in America’s presidential election of 2016, objective indicators of his job performance are poor. His approval rating of 37% is lower than that of any other commander-in-chief nine months […]

Readers: I have been a big fan of Stephen Few for many years. It was over a decade ago that I attended my first workshop with him in San Diego, California at TDWI. Through his web site, Perceptual Edge. I have followed Steve’s work over the years ( actually even before the workshop) and even […]

“Be approximately right, rather than exactly wrong.” –John Tukey From Christopher Doyle on Twitter.  

A new survey from Pew Research Center shows sharp drops in approval A new survey by the Pew Research Centre of 40,447 people in 37 countries shows that trust in President Trump’s residency pales in comparison with Barack Obama’s final ratings. Whereas 64% of those surveyed had confidence in Mr Obama to do the right […]

Readers: I subscribe to the web site, Junk Charts, and wanted to share the latest blog post by Kaiser Fung. Kaiser Fung (photo, right) is a recognized expert, speaker, author and teacher in business analytics, and data visualization. He directs the Master of Science in Applied Analytics at Columbia University. He has built and managed data […]

Republicans were with Nixon until the end — on the eve of his resignation, 59% were opposed to impeachment.  

Gerrymandering has been part of the political landscape for over 200 years. Yet, many people do not fully understand what it is and it is often difficult to explain. The chart above was adapted by The Washington Post from a similar one that was posted to Reddit back in 2015. This chart provides a simple, more […]