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The Atlantic Wire, 17 Oct 2012

Additionally, semantic tech company Expert System provided linguistic analysis of the debates, finding that Obama said we and Romney preferred I and you (see chart above). Obama also said Romney (usually preceded by Governor in a manner some saw as a veiled dig): “The word Romney stands in first place among the most important terms spoken by President Obama, a fact that, along with a slightly greater use of action verbs and the presence of the personal pronoun we (+28% compared to Romney who showed a preference for the first person singular I) seem to indicate a more confident and combative incumbent against the challenger,” according to the analysis.

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