Wed January 19, 2011
Shots - Health News Blog

Congressional Health Debate Captured In Clouds

Our friends over at Kaiser Health News had a cool idea we wish we'd have thought of first. They distilled Tuesday's debate on the House floor about H.R. 2, the Republican bill that would repeal the big federal health overhaul, into word clouds.

Now, at a glance, you can catch the drift of all the jawboning without having to actually listen to all of it. To make things a little clearer, the words "health care," some parliamentary niceties and common words were excluded.

Here's what the Republicans said:

And the Democrats said this: Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.