A Wordle for Every Canadian Federal Leader

There are arguably only three relevant leaders running in the Canadian federal election this year (no offence to Gilles Duceppe, who has now become largely irrelevant in his own province): Stephen Harper, Jack Layton, and Michael Ignatieff.

I decided to generate Wordles based on each of their most recent post/news release on their respective websites. Here they are in the order listed above:

Wordles are a great technology for shifting representations. Through them, a politician’s message to the people of Canada becomes a shotgun montage, the most used words meant to pack the biggest punch and engender the most trust in the people.



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