• New and improved Krugman chart

    Some commenters (and emailers) suggested that I improve the chart I made that Paul Krugman posted by adding in state population with bubble size. Well, in the immortal words of Yul Brynner, “So it has been spoken, so it shall be done”:

    UPDATE: Man, you guys are picky. I redid the colors. Here’s the data:

    State CTR/Income Population
    Tennessee 0.222656052 6346105
    Idaho 0.198588989 1567582
    Nebraska 0.159104736 1826341
    Oklahoma 0.206684104 3751351
    Arkansas 0.244379332 2915918
    Louisiana 0.206262682 4533372
    Alabama 0.236314519 4779736
    Wyoming 0.139698511 563626
    Utah 0.143995998 2763885
    Mississippi 0.260953506 2967297
    Average Conservative 0.211749692 32015213
    Connecticut 0.146790688 3574097
    New Hampshire 0.150398409 1316470
    Rhode Island 0.210748799 1052567
    New Jersey 0.153863101 8791894
    California 0.163510428 37253956
    Hawaii 0.159355519 1360301
    New York 0.192638358 19378102
    Washington 0.170722276 6724540
    Oregon 0.205603994 3831074
    Massachusetts 0.165436292 6547629
    Average Liberal 0.170696378 89830630
    UNITED STATES 0.184604932 308143815
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