Chart of the day: Religion in the White House


Trump become the ninth Presbyterian to hold office [yeah, right].

From the Pew Research Center:

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What’s notable is the dominance of the most-WASPy religions.

While Episcopalians currently account for a mere 1.2 percent of the American populace, adherents of the former Church of England have accounted for 11 of the nation’s 45 presidencies, or 24.4 percent.

Like likewise, the nine Presbyterians, who belong to a church claiming only 1.4 percent of Americans as members, has been the denomination of of 20 percent of the presidents.

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