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We’ve addressed this before, and came down firmly against these over-simplified arguments. However, I like the way Wolfram’s Mathematica allows you to control, for variables like inflation, policy lag, etc.
In this Demonstration, you can compare what would happen if you left an investment in the stock market (represented by the Dow Jones Industrial Average), but only during those times when either a Democratic or Republican president was in office. Since economic policies can take awhile to take effect, you can choose to shift the time ranges allotted to Democrats vs. Republicans by a fixed amount from the date of the inauguration.
You can also choose whether to include the effects of inflation or dividend reinvestment.
Market Performance by Party? (No)
What is a cartogram? Its a map in which the sizes of states are rescaled according to their population, as opposed to their land mass. The apparent paradox of traditional maps is that they fail to take into account population distribution. We can correct for this by making use of a cartogram, a map in…Read More
> I am a political independent, and when I see a graph like this, I have to wonder: Was this a shift away from the GOP, or towards the Dems, or simply a repudiation of W. ? I don’t pretend to know — but the map sure implies a major change. Was it a one…Read More