Here are some stats and graphics from tonight's VP debate between Sarah Palin and Joe Biden, using this transcript.
First, how many words did each candidate speak in the debate?
(UPDATE: see updated numbers in this post)
We won't pretend we aren't surprised that Sarah Palin got more words in than Joe Biden. We wish we had placed a very large bet in Vegas on this, surely those would have been very, very good odds.
Second, here are word clouds created from the transcript for each candidate.
(click images to enlarge)
UPDATE: OK, yeah, she asked for it...how many words did Gwen Ifill speak in the debate?
And the word cloud?
All word clouds created with Wordle