Today’s Experiment: Crowdsourcing a Blog Post

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Over the weekend I was diddling around with some charts because that’s apparently what I do now when I’m trying to take my mind off Donald Trump. Here’s one I did that never made it into a post because it didn’t seem to show anything interesting:

So let’s crowdsource this post. What’s interesting or unexpected about this chart? Anything? There sure is a big drop in the number of people getting education degrees.

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