Trump just delivered an excellent State of the Union speech. Here’s the plain text of the report.
Let’s mine for patterns for in the text. Here is a sample of the most repeated phrases. without any preprocessing. This is output of the free website megapatterns.com
Below are handpicked phrases that catch my eye as representative of style and content.
Count Phrase 88 we 34 will 29 American 29 I 24 Americans 24 people 24 us 18 America 11 the Congress 7 Tonight, 7 our country 5 the United States 3 the last year 2 , California, 4 asking the Congress to 3 we are going to 2 American workers and American 2 tonight, I am 2 have ended the war on 3 I am asking the Congress to
This speech is about “we” and “will”. The focus is on the future.
American and “I” are balanced with an equal count of 29 times. Similarly, “people” and “us” are balanced with an equal count of 24 times.
The next few patterns are about the time frame (“now” and “last year”). They also mention congress and American.
The longest phrase repeated more than twice is
I am asking the Congress to
The speech is to the American people but also a speech to their representatives, congress. He’s makes requests of congress.
All four of these focus on foreign policy.
The style is simple and the content is relevant.
These statistics are no substitue for watching and hearing the speech. I feel good to be an American.