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Visualizing Gov. Otter’s State Of The State Speech

Here’s a different take on Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter’s State of the State speech. It’s his 8-page speech boiled down into 50 frequently used words. The larger the word, the more often it was used.

Click on the State of the State 2013 word cloud to enlarge.

Now, compare this year’s State of the State word cloud to Gov. Otter’s 2012 speech. Do you see much of a difference?

Click on the State of the State 2012 word cloud to enlarge.

Maybe you’ll see the biggest difference in the word cloud created from the Democrats’ response. Here’s their 2-page rebuttal boiled down into 50 frequently used words.

Click the Democrats' response word cloud to enlarge.

Comments

  • http://twitter.com/ErnestWeaver Ernest Weaver

    Hmmm… I didn’t see the word “Autism” in there… is it not relevant in Idaho politics, perhaps?

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