It is Christmas, so I will refrain from making too much of Megan McArdle (of all people) criticising anyone for factual inaccuracies and distortions:
The reservoir of this disease of erroneous infographics is internet marketers who don’t care whether the information in their graphics is right … just so long as you link it. As a Christmas present to, well, everyone, I’m issuing a plea to bloggers to help stop this plague in its track.
However, I can’t help but note, dear Megan, that referring to Andrew Sullivan as:
like Patient Zero for many of these infographics
might, just possibly, if one were so inclined, be considered a tiny bit insensitive.