Partisan Response to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre (#MakeoverMonday)



As part of the #MakeoverMonday series, I created this visual representation of the partisan nature of public statements by elected officials in the wake of the Pulse nightclub mass murder. A link to the interactive workbook is here.

It is unusual for me to create something this dark, and this heavy on illustration vs. data presentation, but this seems to be an issue where logic and data journalism don't seem to be making much headway. I chose to include the names and ages of the victims in the design because they deserve to be recognized as individuals and not simply as data points in a grim tally, to be used in comparison to other acts of violence in order to somehow gauge the relative tragedy of each.

#Tableau #MakeoverMonday #Orlando #Politics

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