Fox News showed the following chart of Romney’s tax plan:
- Figure 1. Source: https://twitter.com/DanaDanger/status/230851016344600576/photo/1/large
Once again we see how misleading a bar chart without a zero baseline appears. I’ve said before and I’ll say again that any bar graph needs a zero baseline.
Thanks to the readers who sent me emails about this chart and to Dana Contreras and the other tweeters who also alerted me to it.
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