The type size of each word above represents the number of times McCain used the word in his speech. Based on prepared text.
GRAPHIC: The Washington Post - September 5, 2008
'Change Is Coming,' McCain Says Article | ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 4 -- Sen. John McCain of Arizona completed a long and often improbable journey to the Republican presidential nomination Thursday night, offering himself as an "imperfect servant" who will never surrender in his fight to change Washington and the country.
Presidential Nomination Speeches Since 1960 INTERACTIVE | From Kennedy to Obama, Nixon to McCain, this collection of tag clouds illustrates the frequency with which certain words are used in presidential nomination acceptance speeches at party conventions.