Friday, September 05, 2008

Word Balloons from Convention Season

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/09/04/us/politics/20080905_WORDS_GRAPHIC.html

The above link leads to an interesting New York Times graphic about the proportion of various words used during both the Democratic and Republican conventions.

Interesting to note that among the "top 4" speakers on each side, almost no Democrat mentioned "reforms", few Republicans mentioned "health care", and only Sarah Palin talked about "hockey moms": 3 times. McCain tied Biden for the most mentions of "God": 8. Nobody mentioned "terrorism" more than Giuliani.

Oh, and nobody really mentioned immigration. I guess we fixed that problem, right?
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1 comment:

  1. oh! Nice find!

    I watched both speeches with interest, this graphic representation makes one or two things very clear.

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