Friday, August 4, 2017

Counties aren't citizens

Conspiracy theorist and far right personality Jack Posobiec is about to re-launch a self-published book titled Citizens for Trump. He has just shared the new cover on Twitter.

The map he chose —which I've already critiqued, so I won't bore you anymore— contradicts the title. He should change either of them. As part of my pro bono efforts to spread the word about good visualization practices, I decided to suggest a small edit. This is a slide in my Visual Trumpery talk series this coming Fall and Spring semesters:

UPDATE: Mike Cisneros proposes this. I love it!

More articles about the dangers of maps: 1, 2, and 3.