Mother Jones has a revealing two-page graphic on the upsizing of the American Dream. (The link takes you to a text overview and offers downloads of two jumbo pdfs of the magazine spread.) It caught my eye in the print edition and the good folks at MoJo have now posted it on their website. It’s packed with fascinating tidbits.

The crux:

The American Dream just keeps growing. Since 1970 the size of the average new home has ballooned by 50 percent. “Great rooms,” Viking ranges, 10-acre lots-can moats and turrets be far behind?