A pie chart represents part of a whole, so how can numbers total more than 100%? They can’t. On Twitter, Dorsa Amir identifies additional problems.
The caption is also concerning: “High Support for Legalizing Marijuana.” Do we see evidence to prove this claim?
Note: This chart was created as a joke and posted on a sub-reddit.
What is the point of the chart?
What data would prove the point, and how could the designer have presented data differently?