political tag clouds

Civic data comes in many guises, and this is a neat way to analyze a politician’s speeches:

Last year’s 2007 State of the Union Tag Cloud was such a hit, I decided to follow up again this year…

[from Boing Boing]

Would be nice to do this systematically for every politician, maybe just based on their web pages? Or published documents, anyway.

Well, why not? Why not, indeed? Here is:

Stephen Harper:

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Stephane Dion:

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Jack Layton:

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Gilles Duceppe:

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