As I was playing with Wordle (see previous postings here and here) I realized that it could be used for political analysis. So here are John McCain and Barack Obama’s acceptance speeches as a word-map.

Can you without, my telling you so, figure out which is which?

A clue is the word that ends up at number 1. It is “Country” in one case, and “Promise” in the other. A careful study reveals many other such insights… try it out yourself.