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One word not in the State of the Union

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This word cloud shows which words were used most frequently in President Obama's State of the Union address last night: "people," "new," "jobs."

One word that does not appear in the text at all: "poor."

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That is telling, especially in the middle of (or at the tail end of) a recession in which so many people are hurting.

(Thanks to the CNN commentator who mentioned this last night. I doublechecked with a search of the text.)

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