Boardgames in the News: What if Goats Voted for the US president?

With the US election the subject of every other media article, the silly season is definitely here.  A recent email to Republican supporters sent by Eric Trump included the state division map which apparently showed an overwhelming majority for his father, Donald Trump.  The map was calculated from numbers published on FiveThirtyEight.com, a statistics-driven news website.  Unfortunately, the map he used showed who would win the US election if only men could vote (the report also included a similar map depicting the situation if only women voted). Inevitably, these were followed swiftly by other maps prepared by the Twitterati, including one calculating showing what would happen if goats voted…

US Election Map
– Image from twitter.com