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In America Money Is Literally Time | Visualizing The First Democratic Debate

Graphed by Corporanon,
(reposts allowed with attribution & link)

The money various candidates have raised is here graphed against the speaking time allotted to them in the first Democratic presidential debate. 

 As in past years, there's a tight relationship that is nearly one to one. 

 What is anomalous is the 'lower tier candidate' effect of slightly less potential political bang for their hard lobbied buck. 

 Downright unusual, however,  is the amount of time given -- or should I say not given -- to Senator Bernie Sanders. 




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