Today's chart porn: cool interactive map of where the doctors are. Doesn't tell you much you wouldn't have guessed but it does provide dramatic evidence of one of my favorite points. Specifically, that a genuine wasteland is the swath of round down through western Nebraska and Kansas and environs. No surprise that there are so few doctors in that part of the world; the amazing part is that there are any people.
If memory serves, western Kansas and Nebraska also rank at or near the top of farm subsidy recipients. But I believe the checks go mostly to places where the drinks have little umbrellas.
H/T Ezra Klein. For ag subsidies, ,the go-to source is Mark Perry.
Oh, and speaking of ag subsidies, go here.