The Evolution of U.S. Partisan Discourse

Over the years, partisan rancor in the United States has increased dramatically, particularly during presidential debates. As you can see here, in this sentiment analysis provided by Rolfe A. Leary through a study of IncrediScribe’s transcripts, both U.S. Senator Mitt Romney and Former President Obama spoke generally much more positively than their contemporaneous counterparts in President Donald Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Sentiment analysis contributed by Rolfe A. Leary.