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Wordling Away The Time

November 6, 2008

I have no idea what this tells us about anything important. But I do like it.

McCain’s concession speech Wordle is below the fold.

Of course, what I’d really like to compare to Obama’s victory speech is McCain’s victory speech, the one we’ll never hear. And I’d be interested to see how Obama’s concession speech would have looked compared to the image you see above.

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Charli Carpenter is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She is the author of 'Innocent Women and Children': Gender, Norms and the Protection of Civilians (Ashgate, 2006), Forgetting Children Born of War: Setting the Human Rights
Agenda in Bosnia and Beyond (Columbia, 2010), and ‘Lost’ Causes: Agenda-Setting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security (Cornell, 2014). Her main research interests include national security ethics, the protection of civilians, the laws of war, global agenda-setting, gender and political violence, humanitarian affairs, the role of information technology in human security, and the gap between intentions and outcomes among advocates of human security.