Gun “epidemic” the New York Times says? Well, we know they are data-challenged there, but for what it’s worth, take in these two charts from my old pal Mark Perry:
The only thing that appears to be an “epidemic” about guns right now is liberal hysteria. Have that many liberals gone vegan? Read more here from Mark Perry on the subject, including a clinic on the visual display of quantitative information (hat tip to Ed Tufte, though).