Smarter Government Starts With Math

Thus spake Mr. Awesome:

And I very much felt that some of the things that we were doing to help us get elected could also be used once we were elected. If you wanted to share your story, we could help you get your story out. And throughout this process, we created one of the most inclusive and one of the most successful campaigns in American history.

As Groucho Marx would say, “Oh, is that so?”

U.S. Presidential Elections, sorted by popular vote margin-of-victory percentage (smallest to largest):

ObamaPopularVotePercentagesInContext

Data source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_presidential_elections_by_popular_vote_margin
(“The popular vote was not recorded prior to the 1824 election, so the first nine US presidential elections are not included in this table.”

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