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Clinton Beats Trump on 11 Little Words Key to Convention Speeches

How the pronouns Trump and Clinton use in their nomination acceptance speeches could predict who will win the general election.
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“I alone can fix it,” Donald Trump said on the final night of the Republican National Convention on July 21. “America's destiny is ours to choose,” Hillary Clinton rebutted in her own acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention July 28, “so let’s be stronger together.”

Judging from the past 40 years of presidential history, Clinton’s more “we”-focused speech puts her in the lead position to win in November.