Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Infographic: What Congress Would Look Like If It Really Represented America - News - GOOD
Infographic: What Congress Would Look Like If It Really Represented America - News - GOOD: "One thing not noted on this infographic is that, besides being nothing like America in terms of race, sex, or religion, our senators and representatives are also wholly different from most Americans in terms of wealth. We've said this before, but it bears repeating: The average American's net worth is $96,000. But the average Senator's net worth? $13.4 million. For House members that sum drops to "just" $5 million."