Word frequency of the two parties

University of Chicago economist Matthew Gentzkow recently discussed a study he coauthored with Jesse Shapiro about newspaper bias with Levitt and Dubner of Freakonomics fame. They used a sample of 433 newspapers and sorted the phrases favored by Congressional Democrats and Republicans. Here, in visual form using Wordle, are the Democrats’ favorite words:

And the Republicans':

via Freakonomics » You Are What You Say: Democrats and Republicans in Blue and Red.

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