April 12, 2015

By The Numbers: Clinton’s Announcement A Whopping 92 Words

Hillary Clinton announced she’s running for President today via web video. After an anonymous Clinton staffer told reporters they “just wanted to get this over with,” maybe Clinton’s brief 92-word announcement is no surprise. But compared to previous Clinton announcements, 92 words seems awfully light.

2016 Hillary Clinton Presidential Announcement: 92 words

1991 Bill Clinton Presidential Announcement: Over 4,700 words

2000 Hillary Clinton Senatorial Announcement: Over 2,500 words

2007 Hillary Clinton Presidential Announcement: Over 1,800 words