What is particularly striking in the time-lapse gif below is the ratio of those with a military background declining drastically over the years, while the ratio of career politicians skyrocketing. The legal and banking professions remain high.


Being a politician in America has transformed from public service to a career move. While career politicians rationalize how they're doing the nation a favor, it's no accident that Washington D.C. has become the richest area in America.

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