Partisan dialects: A look at the rhetoric of 2016 presidential candidates

Politics have a strange ability to distort the meanings of words, and this election cycle has revealed the different dialects in which Republicans and Democrats speak.

Sean Lundergan | Contributing Writer

Obama’s Victory Speech, Ronald Reagan and Presidential Rhetoric

At 12:38 a.m. CST this morning, the 44th president of the United States took the stage at his campaign headquarters in Chicago to accept his election for a second term. Barack Obama’s speech started off softly, thanking his supporters, his family, the troops overseas and Joe Biden.

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