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Rollovers assist in pulling a chart apart

This chart in the Washington Post makes us want to dig deeper to make comparisons across individual nations, but with so many data points the added clutter would detract from the overall purpose of the chart. This is easily solved by using rollovers: pointing to a data point reveals a label showing the country name and highlighting all the other points on the chart from that country.

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