Another Thing I Love This Week:’s “Don’t Tread on Meter”

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 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!


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