After waxing rhapsodic yesterday about the Digital America state-level social media roundup, I must point out another clever digital critter that struck the local fancy this week: Slate’s ongoing “Don’t-Tread-on-Meter,” which measures that enlightened publication’s view of how well Republicans in Congress are pandering to, er, fulfilling the desires of their Tea Party backers. Plus, it’s embeddable:
Slate’s made a practice of creating this kind of visual representation of political wisdom, conventional or otherwise. Long-term Epolitics.com readers might remember the Hillary Clinton Deathwatch Widget, which alas seems to have sunk beneath the waves. Give me portable content or give me death!