Best of the Web: 15-03-27, nr 1195

Good morning. Gas and growth. That’s the idea though

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-23/economist-says-u-s-consumer-spending-is-about-to-surge-

Things people search on google, apparently (and no, I am not buying this)
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/03/the-strange-things-people-google-in-every-state/

British parliamentary elections
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/03/uk-election-2015-british-parliament-tracker

We know this chart by now, but still
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http://oregoneconomicanalysis.com/2015/03/25/update-on-job-polarization-2/

France compared to Italy. Italy is winning…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/frances-zombie-economy-is-missing-out-on-europes-recovery-2015-3

Well known chart. There have been more high buildings though, with no crisis to match
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21647289-there-such-thing-skyscraper-curse-towers-babel

Very cool moving gif (and 39 other charts) on the broader middle east region through time
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http://www.vox.com/a/maps-explain-the-middle-east

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