Political DataViz: Who Lies More – Revisited 2018

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Who Lies More - A ComparisonFirst off, Happy New Year. I hope you all had a chance to relax and enjoy the holidays.

Back in 2016 during the Presidential election cycle, I posted a chart created by Robert MannWho Lies More – A Comparison (see image to the right).  This chart generated a lot of comments and strong opinions.

With the election long over and President Trump about to complete his first year in office, I thought I would revisit this chart and the refreshed data provided by Politifact.

Below is my version of this chart.

Who Lies More - Revisited 2018

I created the chart using Tableau v10.5 and a horizontal stacked bar chart. I also took the latest data from PolitiFact. PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics. The chart above shows key Federal elected officials and appointed officials by the current President…

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