Ten Miles Square


June 12, 2013 11:10 AM What Do Congressmen, Panhandlers, and Medical Researchers Have in Common?

By Andrew Gelman

Just for fun I thought I’d illustrate a previous post about what these people do all day using a service on the web that allows you to make your own Venn diagram:

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Yeah, yeah, I know it could be done better (both in the content and the visuals) but I wanted to give it a shot.

[Cross-posted at The Monkey Cage]

Andrew Gelman is a professor of statistics and political science and director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University.


  • Jim Keating on June 14, 2013 11:31 AM:

    I hate to tell you but congressman don't filibuster it is
    senators. Just thought I would let you know, actually,
    congressmen just hate the president all day, other than
    that they do nothing, however, they would filibuster if
    the constitution allowed it.