How Language Changes in 30 Years


One of our favorite columnists, Jim Pethokoukis, created two word clouds to demonstrate how Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump spoke about tax reforms, ideas that were Republican priorities in 1985 and 2017. The tax code is a mess, and it needs to be cleaned up, but it's interesting to see how differently these men spoke while trying to sell the same idea.

Trump's is first.

Reagan's is here:

Not even knowing the text of the speeches, who do you think is doing a better job of articulating the vision? Leave your thoughts here.