“33 Most Ridiculous Charts to Have Ever Graced the Floors Of Congress”

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This is the funniest thing I’ve seen in a while.

From the website PolicyMic.com (and I give enormous credit to whoever did the legwork in going through all of these):

One of the things that members of Congress do the worst is make graphs. You may have come across these graphs during a nightly-news segment. Some person in a suit is standing next to a graph on an easel like it’s their third grade science fair project, because even though we now live in the 21st century, we still can’t seem to advance beyond poster board. 

Thanks to the best C-SPAN employee ever, we can now present you with a compilation of the worst charts ever produced. A Tumblr called “Floor Charts” was created by Bill Gray. Gray has over 800 posts on his Tumblr of the worst pieces of visual representation this country has ever seen. From some of the worst graphic design ever recorded, to just being plain old unreadable, these posters have been a mainstay on the Congressional floor for decades. They will amaze and astound you in their terribleness.

3. “Make it” in Clip-Art.

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4. “We repurposed a group project from 7th grade.”

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7. “Let me explain this to you in terms you will understand.”

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There are twenty-nine more. To see the rest, go here.

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1 comment
  1. Big Daddy said:

    If this wasn’t so funny it would make me sick. How can you take people like this seriously needlessly to say how much tax money is spent making these things.

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