A new report from the Center for Responsive Politics provides the average net worth of the members of Congress in 2013. The data were just begging to be made into a heat map, so here it is. Medians are provided at the bottom of the graphic.
“You read something which you thought only happened to you, and you discover that it happened 100 years ago to Dostoyevsky. This is a very great liberation for the suffering, struggling person, who always thinks that he is alone. This is why art is important. Art would not be important if life were not important, and life is important.”
— James Baldwin, Conversations with James Baldwin (via horreure)