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New York Times’ Upshot Tries Hand at Obama Legacy Data and Omits Key Stats

The New York Times Upshot is a data-focused part of the newspaper, but just like the Times, it has a liberal bent. In their recent data piece [1] entitled, “You draw it: What got better or worse during Obama’s presidency”, Upshot put out mostly-positive statistics about the Obama presidency. Here’s what they put out:

Now, a fairer piece would have acknowledged the following statistics about Obama’s legacy as president: