October 2nd, 2008 5:33 pm | by Ian Gillingham News | Posted In: CLEAN UP, Politics

Visualize Vee Pees: Data-crunching the Biden-Palin debate

Palin debate - Many Eyes
Regardless of how you viewed tonight's vice-presidential debate between Democratic Sen. Joe Biden and Republican Gov. Sarah Palin, the data visualization site Many Eyes has a different way to look at it.
Here's a ManyEyes visualization of the frequency of word use in Gov. Palin's side of the CNN transcript :

(Wondering where "maverick" is? It's at about 10 o'clock, underneath the giant "also." Yeah, it just seemed like Palin was saying it in every other breath.)
Here's the visualization of Sen. Biden's side:

Guess he succeeded in his task of keeping the focus on John McCain .
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