January 29, 2008

The SOTU in numbers

"Before the speech, White House officials set low expectations -- and Bush met them." Shoot, I couldn't watch. I took these from the transcript:

Number of times mentioned

  • Iraq: 39
  • Congress: 28
  • Terror, terrorism, terrists: 23
  • Tax: 16
  • al-Qaida: 10
  • Freedom: 10
  • Extremists: 9
  • Protect: 9
  • Iran: 7
  • Enemy: 7
  • Attack: 6
  • Surge: 6
  • Economy: 6
  • Progress: 6
  • Nooculer: 4
  • Unfortunately: 2
  • Taliban: 2
  • Embolden: 2
  • 9/11: 2
  • September: 1
  • Osama: 1
  • Goin' to Mars: 0
  • Switchgrass: 0
  • Poland: 0

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