This is a "tag cloud." The size of each word or term is proportional to the number of people who used it in response to the question: "What are the first three words that come to mind when you think about John McCain?"
SOURCE: Washington Post poll, conducted by telephone Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, among a random national sample of 1,007 adults. Fieldwork conducted by ICR of Media, Pa. Fifty-eight percent of respondents mentioned at least one word to describe John McCain. The 46 most frequently mentioned words are shown. | The Washington Post - December 13, 2007