Misleading electoral maps, and the people who use them

Misleading electoral maps, and the people who use them

This segment originally aired Oct. 13, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO

On Tuesday, celebrity statistician Nate Silver tweeted two electoral maps: one depicting an election in which only women voted, leading Hillary Clinton to win by a landslide, and another showing that Donald Trump would win if only men voted.

Shortly after this hypothetical exercise been completed, Eric Trump sent out a fundraising email blast titled “Momentum” and including a map that looked eerily similar to a certain fictional and hypothetical map mentioned only moments ago.

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