Conscious Colors for Interpretive Metrics

In case you didn’t know it, Missouri is almost on par with the third world, or so this dynamic and purposefully frighteningly colored map would have you think.


food insecurity--the new made up scourge

What is food insecurity? Probably something less than distended bellies and dead children in the streets. But it’s a interpretive metric, so those who want more government money in programs designed to combat bad feelings will always have just cause to spend more money. Except, sometimes, I suspect that it’s just ’cause that they have.

2 thoughts on “Conscious Colors for Interpretive Metrics

  1. Hm, that’s funny. Calorielab.com reports that 63.3% of Missouri adults were fat or obese in 2007. So I’m going to go out on a limb and say that maybe, just maybe, hunger is not running rampant through the Show-Me State.

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