Today marks the end of primary season for the US presidential election. By all accounts, at night’s end Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee, but Bernie Sanders, while unlikely to win, could make California interesting tonight. And then there is Donald Trump. He is the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee and man, can that guy tweet.
Thursday he retweeted a set of small multiple charts arguing that President Obama’s legacy is an absolute disaster.
Friday the Washington Post went through all nine points and fact-checked the charts, this being the refutation of the Food Stamps chart.
The whole thing is worth a quick read.
Credit for the piece goes to Philip Bump.