More Evidence that Ron Paul Is Different

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Masanao Yajima applies principal components analysis to the 2008 Presidential Election Candidates on the Issues data and generates this picture:

Principal components analysis is an atheoretical technique that mines a data set for clusters and other patterns. The picture plots two principal components that emerge from the data. Clearly Ron Paul isn’t much like the others. . . .

4:29 pm on July 26, 2007