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22 - What the Chart Wants by Kyle Paoletta

October 4, 2020

An abundance of maps, graphs, and dials color-coded in shades of red and blue has dominated U.S. presidential forecasts for a decade. But these graphics may be no more accurate than they were in 2016; they are so hedged by infinite potential election-day scenarios that their meaning becomes supplanted by their aesthetic, meant to reassure us that the election will go as planned.
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