Election 2012: Shrinking Cities in Presidential Debates

By Admin, September 7, 2012


The driving concerns of American presidential politics ebb and flow, reflected in the language spoken at presidential debates. In this infograph, we map frequency with which certain terms have been mentioned at debates over the last 35 years. And watch “cities” and “urban” fade into the background of these quadrennial conversations. Will the 2012 debates be any different?


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