The Democrats Are Doomed, or How A Ã¢â‚¬ËœBig TentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Can Be Too Big Ã‚Â« OkTrends – I’ve had this open for over two weeks with the intention of blogging. I think I remember what I wanted to say.
For one thing, this shows how the variety of people who vote Democrat is considerably broader than the variety who vote Republican, and I think if you look at their stats and understand some of the politics in the U.S., it’s clear that this is a source of a lot of the problems.
Beyond that I wanted to point to the OkTrends blog, which despite being the blog of a dating website is full of extremely well-done statistical work on a variety of subjects, not to mention incredibly well done information graphics, which is a real rarity. The only thing I wish they’d added to this post is a note that they are assuming an 18-year-old in their database now will behave like a 28-year-old in their database in 10 years. It may be a good approximation, and it’s the best they can be expected to do given their data, but it’s something to note