Obama and Palin Speeches Compared
blogger Jed Lewison plugged the president and Sarah Palin’s respective speeches about the tragedy in Tucson, Ariz., into a word cloud generator to create a visual representation of the rhetoric. Lewison says “the clear emphasis of President Obama’s word choice was on focusing on the victims and that which unites us as a nation, whereas Palin focused on her grievances and what drives our country apart.”
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The word clouds show the contrast between their two approaches. They both recognized Saturday’s shooting for the tragedy that it was, but the clear emphasis of President Obama’s word choice was on focusing on the victims and that which unites us as a nation, whereas Palin focused on her grievances and what drives our country apart.
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