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Visualizing Political Promises

- September 24, 2010

The Contract with America (Republicans, 1994):

Wordle: Contract with America

New Direction for America (Democrats, 2006):

Wordle: New Direction for America

Pledge to America (Republicans, 2010):

Wordle: Pledge to America

See “this”:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/political-rallying-cry/?hpid=topnews for an alternative visualization and links to the text.

[Hat tip to Dan Hopkins.]