's original graph has some problems. There are plenty of parties to the right of the Republican Party
, and of course using just one axis
simplifies things overmuch
But the interesting part, and a meritorious idea in my judgement, is kozmund's chromopolitical spectrum.
To truly address the (ahem) colorful state of US politics(1), we should amend the spectrum to include, from left to right:
No, it's not optically correct, but then things seldom are as they appear in politricks.
(1) I address US politics here because that's what I know. Discussions of, say, the Orangemen could be addressed in a separate writeup in this node.