OK, maybe the question isn’t quite so burning. But still, it’s at least an interesting question.

And just in case you would like to know, the Washington Post today obliged us with that photo — by freelancer Matt McClain — and this nice graphic by Bonnie Berkowitz and Todd Lindeman.

Click for a larger, readable look.

Not very complex at all. Really, with the exception of the four little diagrams up top, this is just photos and text.

Lesson: Great graphics don’t have to be complicated. In fact, very often, the simpler the better.

The photo above was played downpage on the front today. The graphic ran on page 12A.


Find the online story — and a great photo gallery — here. Find the online version of the graphic here.

Average daily circulation for the Post is 507,465.