parsing the state of the union


a collection of simple but effective data visualizations that compare different textual features within the State of the Union speeches of various US presidents. Users can visually compare sentence length or word count, & interactively explore 'word incidence' of specific keywords: graphs show the relative positions & the amount of times specific keywords (such as 'freedom', 'war', 'liberty', 'tax', 'economy' & so on) appear within all the important speeches of George W. Bush, or within the historical speeches of past US presidents.
see also the interactive geographical maps representing the elections in Iraq from the same great developer, Jonathan Corum. [ &]