Monday, March 22, 2010

Squishing the Country

You know it is picking up steam when main stream political bloggers are discussing sprawl and urban planning now on a daily basis, particularly the common sense conservative ones. Andrew Sullivan links to more discussion of sprawl and its underlying causes. We know all of these already, but it is worthwhile to show the process of knowledge being internalized by the collective conscience. Here we see what the country might be like if it were the density of Brooklyn:


It's a fun graphic, but ought to be rated intellectual NC-17. This is for adults only. No one is really going to make you move to Brooklyn or ewww, interact with others of different socio-economic status.