State of the Union language is a periodic portrait of our times

The most recent State of the Union address contained many words not heretofore spoken by a President before a joint session of Congress. Altho the word choices this time surprised with their baseness, Presidents have a habit of expanding on the language used before. This article is primarily graphics but it’s worth clicking thru to see how our society’s primary focus politically has changed over past decades.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/politics/trump-state-of-the-union/?utm_term=.9380e2f0f471

 

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