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Joe Biden: Remarks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - April 30, 2022

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.7
Gunning Fog:
9.2
Coleman Liau:
10.4
SMOG:
10.3
ARI:
6.1

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.7
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
470.0
Sprache:
381.0

Statistics

Characters:
8,256
Sentences:
142
Words:
1,854
Syllables:
13.06
Words Per Sentence:
2,719
Syllables Per Word:
1.46
Seconds:
822
Words Per Minute:
135.33
Joe Biden
00:00:00.000 - 00:22:00.000
Thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Thank you, Steve, for that introduction. And a special thanks to the 42 percent of you who actually applauded. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
2.6
Gunning Fog:
6.5
Coleman Liau:
10.7
SMOG:
7.7
ARI:
2.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.2
Sprache:
1.8

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
7.0
Sprache:
6.0

Statistics

Characters:
126
Sentences:
5
Words:
28
Syllables:
5.60
Words Per Sentence:
39
Syllables Per Word:
1.36
Seconds:
23
Words Per Minute:
73.04

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.24
VADER:
0.96
AFINN:
14.00
Joe Biden
00:22:00.000 - 00:36:00.000
I'm really excited to be here tonight with the only group of Americans with a lower approval rating than I have. [Laughter] That's hard to say after what we just saw. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.3
Gunning Fog:
8.0
Coleman Liau:
9.6
SMOG:
9.9
ARI:
4.2

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
2.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
7.0
Sprache:
9.0

Statistics

Characters:
138
Sentences:
3
Words:
32
Syllables:
10.67
Words Per Sentence:
50
Syllables Per Word:
1.50
Seconds:
14
Words Per Minute:
137.14

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.03
Harvard IV:
0.06
VADER:
0.49
AFINN:
4.00
Joe Biden
00:36:00.000 - 00:48:00.000
This is the first time a President attended this dinner in six years. [Applause] It's understandable. We had a horrible plague followed by two years of COVID. [Laughter and applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.4
Gunning Fog:
8.3
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
5.1

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.6
Sprache:
2.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
10.0
Sprache:
10.0

Statistics

Characters:
145
Sentences:
4
Words:
30
Syllables:
7.50
Words Per Sentence:
49
Syllables Per Word:
1.53
Seconds:
12
Words Per Minute:
150

Sentiment

VADER:
-0.54
AFINN:
-6.00
Joe Biden
00:48:00.000 - 01:21:00.000
Just imagine if my predecessor came to this dinner this year. Now, that would really have been a real coup if that occurred. [Laughter] A little tough, huh? [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.3
Gunning Fog:
7.0
Coleman Liau:
10.6
SMOG:
8.2
ARI:
3.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.7
Sprache:
2.1

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
8.0
Sprache:
7.0

Statistics

Characters:
130
Sentences:
4
Words:
29
Syllables:
7.25
Words Per Sentence:
45
Syllables Per Word:
1.45
Seconds:
34
Words Per Minute:
51.18

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.04
VADER:
-0.05
Joe Biden
01:21:00.000 - 01:26:00.000
But I'm honored to be here at such an event with so much history.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.0
Gunning Fog:
8.5
Coleman Liau:
5.2
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
2.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.1
Sprache:
2.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
3.0
Sprache:
4.0

Statistics

Characters:
50
Sentences:
1
Words:
14
Syllables:
14
Words Per Sentence:
19
Syllables Per Word:
1.29
Seconds:
5
Words Per Minute:
168

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.06
Harvard IV:
0.06
VADER:
0.74
AFINN:
2.00
Joe Biden
01:26:00.000 - 01:48:00.000
As already referenced, the very first President to attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner was Calvin Coolidge in 1924. I had just been elected to the United States Senate. [Laughter] And I reme- -- I remember telling him, "Cal, just be yourself. Get up there and speak from the heart. You're going to be great, kid. You're going to do it well." [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.0
Gunning Fog:
6.2
Coleman Liau:
10.1
SMOG:
8.6
ARI:
3.9

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.2
Sprache:
3.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
15.0
Sprache:
20.0

Statistics

Characters:
282
Sentences:
7
Words:
64
Syllables:
9.14
Words Per Sentence:
92
Syllables Per Word:
1.36
Seconds:
21
Words Per Minute:
182.86

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.02
Harvard IV:
0.04
VADER:
0.92
AFINN:
4.00
Joe Biden
01:48:00.000 - 02:05:00.000
Of course, Jill is with me tonight. Jilly, how are you, kid? [Applause] I think -- I think she's doing an incredible job as First Lady. [Applause] The First Lady to continue working full-time, and she does as a professor.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.2
Gunning Fog:
7.0
Coleman Liau:
8.6
SMOG:
8.2
ARI:
3.1

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
2.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
9.0
Sprache:
10.0

Statistics

Characters:
166
Sentences:
4
Words:
40
Syllables:
10
Words Per Sentence:
57
Syllables Per Word:
1.35
Seconds:
17
Words Per Minute:
141.18

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.03
Harvard IV:
0.05
Joe Biden
02:05:00.000 - 02:19:00.000
She doesn't pay much attention to the polls, though she did say the other day: Instead of introducing myself as Jill Biden's husband, maybe I should introduce myself as her roommate. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
8.4
Gunning Fog:
10.2
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
10.3
ARI:
9.2

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.2
Sprache:
3.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
7.0
Sprache:
9.0

Statistics

Characters:
154
Sentences:
2
Words:
32
Syllables:
16
Words Per Sentence:
50
Syllables Per Word:
1.50
Seconds:
14
Words Per Minute:
137.14

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.06
VADER:
-0.10
AFINN:
-1.00
Joe Biden
02:19:00.000 - 02:35:00.000
I've attended this dinner many times, but this is my first time as President. And the organizers had -- had it hard -- made it pretty hard for me tonight. Although the good news is, if all goes well, I have a real shot at replacing James Corden. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.8
Gunning Fog:
7.3
Coleman Liau:
8.6
SMOG:
8.2
ARI:
4.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
3.6
Sprache:
3.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
9.0
Sprache:
11.0

Statistics

Characters:
195
Sentences:
4
Words:
47
Syllables:
11.75
Words Per Sentence:
66
Syllables Per Word:
1.34
Seconds:
17
Words Per Minute:
165.88

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.04
VADER:
0.86
AFINN:
2.00
Joe Biden
02:35:00.000 - 02:52:00.000
It was great having him over at the White House the other day, just as he announced he's leaving the show. A great performer is going out on top after eight years in the job. Sounds just about right to me. [Laughter and applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.5
Gunning Fog:
5.3
Coleman Liau:
8.1
SMOG:
6.1
ARI:
3.2

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.0
Sprache:
2.6

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
7.0

Statistics

Characters:
179
Sentences:
4
Words:
44
Syllables:
11
Words Per Sentence:
58
Syllables Per Word:
1.25
Seconds:
17
Words Per Minute:
155.29

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.05
Harvard IV:
0.06
VADER:
0.88
AFINN:
8.00
Joe Biden
02:52:00.000 - 03:00:00.000
And it's tough to follow pros like James and Billy Eichner. Billy, where are you again? Do you -- where is he?

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
1.7
Gunning Fog:
2.8
Coleman Liau:
7.2
SMOG:
3.3
ARI:
0.5

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.9
Sprache:
1.9

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
6.0
Sprache:
5.0

Statistics

Characters:
82
Sentences:
3
Words:
21
Syllables:
7
Words Per Sentence:
29
Syllables Per Word:
1.24
Seconds:
8
Words Per Minute:
157.50

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.08
VADER:
0.33
AFINN:
2.00
Joe Biden
03:00:00.000 - 03:17:00.000
Well, Billy, you're famous for interviewing -- your interviewing skills. Billy, you should know what you're doing, pal. You know it -- you know it well. And you should -- I think you should host "Meet the Press." Maybe they'll start to watch it again. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
2.3
Gunning Fog:
4.8
Coleman Liau:
10.7
SMOG:
6.6
ARI:
3.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.2
Sprache:
2.6

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
11.0
Sprache:
12.0

Statistics

Characters:
203
Sentences:
6
Words:
45
Syllables:
7.50
Words Per Sentence:
57
Syllables Per Word:
1.27
Seconds:
17
Words Per Minute:
158.82

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
0.09
VADER:
0.49
AFINN:
2.00
Joe Biden
03:17:00.000 - 03:27:00.000
I've never had -- [laughs] -- never had to -- [laughs] -- I've never had to open -- I'll never be -- I'll never be invited to "Meet the Press" again. Anyway. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.3
Gunning Fog:
6.6
Coleman Liau:
9.0
SMOG:
7.9
ARI:
3.1

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
6.1
Sprache:
2.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
10.0
Sprache:
8.0

Statistics

Characters:
118
Sentences:
3
Words:
28
Syllables:
9.33
Words Per Sentence:
40
Syllables Per Word:
1.46
Seconds:
10
Words Per Minute:
168

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.03
Harvard IV:
0.05
Joe Biden
03:27:00.000 - 03:43:00.000
I've never had to open before Trevor Noah. Trevor is great. When I was elected, he did a show and he called me "America's new dad." [Laughter] Let me tell you something, pal: I'm flattered anybody would call me a "new" anything. [Laughter] You're my guy.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.1
Gunning Fog:
7.2
Coleman Liau:
8.8
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
3.2

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.3
Sprache:
3.2

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
15.0
Sprache:
17.0

Statistics

Characters:
205
Sentences:
5
Words:
49
Syllables:
9.80
Words Per Sentence:
73
Syllables Per Word:
1.43
Seconds:
16
Words Per Minute:
183.75

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.02
Harvard IV:
0.02
VADER:
0.77
AFINN:
3.00
Joe Biden
03:43:00.000 - 03:50:00.000
And, folks, it's been a tough few years for the country. That's one reason why it's great to be here again.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
2.0
Gunning Fog:
4.2
Coleman Liau:
6.6
SMOG:
3.3
ARI:
1.8

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
1.3
Sprache:
2.2

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
1.0
Sprache:
3.0

Statistics

Characters:
80
Sentences:
2
Words:
21
Syllables:
10.50
Words Per Sentence:
25
Syllables Per Word:
1.14
Seconds:
7
Words Per Minute:
180

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.04
Harvard IV:
0.08
VADER:
0.56
AFINN:
3.00
Joe Biden
03:50:00.000 - 04:02:00.000
Everyone at the White House is so excited. I told my grandkids and Pete Buttigieg they could stay up late and watch this show tonight. [Laughter and applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.1
Gunning Fog:
5.2
Coleman Liau:
10.9
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
4.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
3.3
Sprache:
2.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
5.0
Sprache:
8.0

Statistics

Characters:
127
Sentences:
3
Words:
28
Syllables:
9.33
Words Per Sentence:
39
Syllables Per Word:
1.36
Seconds:
12
Words Per Minute:
140

Sentiment

VADER:
0.48
AFINN:
3.00
Joe Biden
04:02:00.000 - 04:11:00.000
Tonight -- tonight we come here and answer a very important question on everybody's mind: Why in the hell are we still doing this? [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.8
Gunning Fog:
8.1
Coleman Liau:
11.2
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
6.2

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.6
Sprache:
2.6

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
3.0
Sprache:
6.0

Statistics

Characters:
110
Sentences:
2
Words:
24
Syllables:
12
Words Per Sentence:
37
Syllables Per Word:
1.50
Seconds:
9
Words Per Minute:
160

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.04
Harvard IV:
0.03
VADER:
-0.54
AFINN:
-2.00
Joe Biden
04:11:00.000 - 04:29:00.000
I know there are -- I know there are questions about whether we should gather here tonight because of COVID. Well, we're here to show the country that we're getting through this pandemic. Plus, everyone had to prove they were fully vaccinated and boosted. [Applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.1
Gunning Fog:
8.0
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
6.7

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
3.1
Sprache:
3.2

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
7.0
Sprache:
15.0

Statistics

Characters:
211
Sentences:
4
Words:
44
Syllables:
11
Words Per Sentence:
73
Syllables Per Word:
1.48
Seconds:
18
Words Per Minute:
146.67

Sentiment

VADER:
0.59
AFINN:
1.00
Joe Biden
04:29:00.000 - 04:41:00.000
So, if you're at home watching this and you're wondering how to do that, just contact your favorite Fox News reporter. They're all here, vaccinated and boosted -- all of them. [Laughter and applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.5
Gunning Fog:
9.2
Coleman Liau:
11.7
SMOG:
9.9
ARI:
6.1

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.4
Sprache:
3.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
8.0
Sprache:
12.0

Statistics

Characters:
154
Sentences:
3
Words:
33
Syllables:
11
Words Per Sentence:
51
Syllables Per Word:
1.42
Seconds:
12
Words Per Minute:
165

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.06
Harvard IV:
0.13
VADER:
0.67
AFINN:
3.00
Joe Biden
04:41:00.000 - 05:10:00.000
And, look, Fox -- Fox News, I'm -- I'm really sorry your preferred candidate lost the last election. To make it up to you, I'm happy to give my Chief of Staff to you all so he can tell Sean Hannity what to say every day. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.7
Gunning Fog:
9.6
Coleman Liau:
6.4
SMOG:
10.6
ARI:
3.9

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.3
Sprache:
3.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
10.0
Sprache:
10.0

Statistics

Characters:
170
Sentences:
3
Words:
45
Syllables:
15
Words Per Sentence:
60
Syllables Per Word:
1.31
Seconds:
29
Words Per Minute:
93.10

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.20
AFINN:
-1.00
Joe Biden
05:10:00.000 - 05:25:00.000
In fact, Ron Klain is here at the CBS table, which hired Mick Mulvaney. Mick, on CBS? I was stunned. I figured he'd end up on "The Masked Singer" with Rudy. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
1.6
Gunning Fog:
2.6
Coleman Liau:
7.7
SMOG:
6.9
ARI:
0.7

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
7.5
Sprache:
2.6

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
15.0
Sprache:
14.0

Statistics

Characters:
132
Sentences:
5
Words:
33
Syllables:
6.60
Words Per Sentence:
43
Syllables Per Word:
1.24
Seconds:
15
Words Per Minute:
132

Sentiment

VADER:
-0.10
AFINN:
-2.00
Joe Biden
05:25:00.000 - 05:28:00.000
Amazing hire, guys. Really quite amazing.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
9.2
Gunning Fog:
14.5
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
10.3
ARI:
6.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.4
Sprache:
1.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
2.0
Sprache:
4.0

Statistics

Characters:
33
Sentences:
2
Words:
6
Syllables:
3
Words Per Sentence:
13
Syllables Per Word:
2
Seconds:
4
Words Per Minute:
90

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.14
Harvard IV:
0.11
VADER:
0.85
AFINN:
8.00
Joe Biden
05:28:00.000 - 05:41:00.000
Look, I know this is a tough town. I came to office with an ambitious agenda, and I expected it to face stiff opposition in the Senate. I just hoped it would be from Republicans. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.0
Gunning Fog:
8.0
Coleman Liau:
8.2
SMOG:
9.7
ARI:
2.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.4
Sprache:
2.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
9.0
Sprache:
11.0

Statistics

Characters:
147
Sentences:
4
Words:
36
Syllables:
9
Words Per Sentence:
52
Syllables Per Word:
1.44
Seconds:
13
Words Per Minute:
166.15

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.03
VADER:
0.64
AFINN:
2.00
Joe Biden
05:41:00.000 - 05:55:00.000
But I'm not worried about the midterms. I'm not worried about them. We may end up with more partisan gridlock, but I'm confident we can work it out during my remaining six years in the presidency. [Applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.9
Gunning Fog:
8.0
Coleman Liau:
10.0
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
3.8

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.6
Sprache:
2.5

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
12.0
Sprache:
9.0

Statistics

Characters:
162
Sentences:
4
Words:
37
Syllables:
9.25
Words Per Sentence:
55
Syllables Per Word:
1.43
Seconds:
14
Words Per Minute:
158.57

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
-0.02
VADER:
0.84
AFINN:
-4.00
Joe Biden
05:55:00.000 - 06:05:00.000
And, folks, I'm not really here to roast the GOP. That's not my style. Besides, there's nothing I can say about the GOP that Kevin McCarthy hasn't already put on tape. [Laughter]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.4
Gunning Fog:
5.7
Coleman Liau:
9.0
SMOG:
8.2
ARI:
2.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.3
Sprache:
2.6

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
8.0
Sprache:
12.0

Statistics

Characters:
135
Sentences:
4
Words:
32
Syllables:
8
Words Per Sentence:
47
Syllables Per Word:
1.34
Seconds:
10
Words Per Minute:
192
Joe Biden
06:05:00.000 - 06:23:00.000
And, you know, at the same -- at the same time, a lot of people say the Republican Party is too extreme, too divisive, too controlled by one person. They say, "It's not your father's Republican Party."

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.8
Gunning Fog:
6.1
Coleman Liau:
8.8
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
4.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
2.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
8.0
Sprache:
6.0

Statistics

Characters:
159
Sentences:
3
Words:
38
Syllables:
12.67
Words Per Sentence:
57
Syllables Per Word:
1.39
Seconds:
18
Words Per Minute:
126.67

Sentiment

VADER:
0.66
Joe Biden
06:23:00.000 - 06:36:00.000
Ronald Reagan said, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear this wall down." Today's Republicans say, "Tear down Mickey Mouse's house." [Laughter] And pretty soon, they'll be storming Cinderella's Castle, you can be sure of it.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.3
Gunning Fog:
4.7
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
8.2
ARI:
5.8

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
7.0
Sprache:
2.9

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
15.0
Sprache:
14.0

Statistics

Characters:
174
Sentences:
4
Words:
36
Syllables:
9
Words Per Sentence:
54
Syllables Per Word:
1.47
Seconds:
13
Words Per Minute:
166.15

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
-0.03
VADER:
0.67
AFINN:
1.00
Joe Biden
06:36:00.000 - 06:55:00.000
But Republicans seem to support one fella -- some guy named Brandon. [Laughter] He's having a really good year, and I'm kind of happy for him. [Laughter and applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.3
Gunning Fog:
5.2
Coleman Liau:
10.9
SMOG:
7.9
ARI:
4.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.5
Sprache:
2.8

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
9.0
Sprache:
12.0

Statistics

Characters:
127
Sentences:
3
Words:
28
Syllables:
9.33
Words Per Sentence:
45
Syllables Per Word:
1.46
Seconds:
19
Words Per Minute:
88.42

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.04
Harvard IV:
0.10
VADER:
0.93
AFINN:
8.00
Joe Biden
06:55:00.000 - 06:58:00.000
Let me conclude with a serious word.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.0
Gunning Fog:
8.5
Coleman Liau:
8.6
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
1.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.9
Sprache:
1.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
2.0
Sprache:
2.0

Statistics

Characters:
29
Sentences:
1
Words:
7
Syllables:
7
Words Per Sentence:
11
Syllables Per Word:
1.43
Seconds:
3
Words Per Minute:
140

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.13
VADER:
-0.08
Joe Biden
06:58:00.000 - 07:14:00.000
We live in serious times. We're coming through a devastating pandemic, and we have to stay vigilant. I know Kamala wanted to be here, for example, and thankfully she's doing well. You should all know she sends her best. [Applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.6
Gunning Fog:
9.2
Coleman Liau:
10.7
SMOG:
10.0
ARI:
3.8

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.3
Sprache:
2.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
10.0
Sprache:
13.0

Statistics

Characters:
180
Sentences:
5
Words:
40
Syllables:
8
Words Per Sentence:
61
Syllables Per Word:
1.45
Seconds:
16
Words Per Minute:
150

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.05
Harvard IV:
0.09
VADER:
0.64
AFINN:
4.00
Joe Biden
07:14:00.000 - 07:23:00.000
We're in a time when what we so long have taken for granted is facing the gravest of threats. And I'm being deadly earnest.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.3
Gunning Fog:
4.8
Coleman Liau:
7.7
SMOG:
3.3
ARI:
3.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.5
Sprache:
2.9

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
6.0
Sprache:
10.0

Statistics

Characters:
96
Sentences:
2
Words:
24
Syllables:
12
Words Per Sentence:
32
Syllables Per Word:
1.29
Seconds:
9
Words Per Minute:
160

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.04
Harvard IV:
-0.07
VADER:
0.05
AFINN:
-2.00
Joe Biden
07:23:00.000 - 07:35:00.000
Oversear [sic] -- overseas, the liberal world order that laid the foundation for global peace, stability, and prosperity since World War Two is genuinely, seriously under assault.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
12.0
Gunning Fog:
19.0
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
12.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
8.0
Sprache:
4.8

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
11.0
Sprache:
12.0

Statistics

Characters:
144
Sentences:
1
Words:
26
Syllables:
26
Words Per Sentence:
49
Syllables Per Word:
1.88
Seconds:
12
Words Per Minute:
130

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.14
VADER:
-0.71
AFINN:
1.00
Joe Biden
07:35:00.000 - 07:52:00.000
And at home, a poison is running through our democracy of all -- all of this taking place with disinformation massively on the rise, where the truth is buried by lies and the lies live on as truth.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
12.0
Gunning Fog:
18.0
Coleman Liau:
8.9
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
12.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.4
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
6.0
Sprache:
10.0

Statistics

Characters:
155
Sentences:
1
Words:
37
Syllables:
37
Words Per Sentence:
53
Syllables Per Word:
1.35
Seconds:
16
Words Per Minute:
138.75

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.05
Harvard IV:
-0.04
VADER:
-0.67
AFINN:
-1.00
Joe Biden
07:52:00.000 - 08:06:00.000
What's clear -- and I mean this from the bottom of my heart -- that you, the free press, matter more than you ever did in the last century. [Applause] No, I really mean it.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.5
Gunning Fog:
9.0
Coleman Liau:
6.7
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
4.8

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.3
Sprache:
3.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
3.0
Sprache:
8.0

Statistics

Characters:
126
Sentences:
2
Words:
33
Syllables:
16.50
Words Per Sentence:
42
Syllables Per Word:
1.24
Seconds:
14
Words Per Minute:
141.43

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.03
Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.88
AFINN:
2.00
Joe Biden
08:06:00.000 - 08:21:00.000
I've always believed that good journalism holds up a mirror to ourselves to reflect on the good, the bad, and the true. Tonight, I want to congratulate the awardees and the scholarship winners who carry on that sacred tradition.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
10.2
Gunning Fog:
12.9
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
10.5

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.6
Sprache:
4.1

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
9.0
Sprache:
13.0

Statistics

Characters:
184
Sentences:
2
Words:
39
Syllables:
19.50
Words Per Sentence:
60
Syllables Per Word:
1.54
Seconds:
15
Words Per Minute:
156

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.92
AFINN:
8.00
Joe Biden
08:21:00.000 - 08:43:00.000
We've all seen the courage of the Ukrainian people because of the courage of American reporters in this room and your colleagues across the world who are on the ground, taking their lives in their own hands. [Applause]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
8.9
Gunning Fog:
9.7
Coleman Liau:
11.5
SMOG:
11.3
ARI:
9.9

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.3
Sprache:
3.8

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
8.0
Sprache:
10.0

Statistics

Characters:
176
Sentences:
2
Words:
38
Syllables:
19
Words Per Sentence:
55
Syllables Per Word:
1.45
Seconds:
22
Words Per Minute:
103.64

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.10
VADER:
0.75
AFINN:
4.00
Joe Biden
08:43:00.000 - 08:47:00.000
And although it's not in Ukraine, it's Russia -- Mom, I'd like to meet you and Dad to talk about your son.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.1
Gunning Fog:
8.4
Coleman Liau:
5.8
SMOG:
3.3
ARI:
6.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.8
Sprache:
3.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
5.0
Sprache:
6.0

Statistics

Characters:
77
Sentences:
1
Words:
21
Syllables:
21
Words Per Sentence:
27
Syllables Per Word:
1.14
Seconds:
4
Words Per Minute:
315

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.07
VADER:
0.36
AFINN:
2.00
Joe Biden
08:47:00.000 - 09:11:00.000
We just -- we just saw a heartbreaking video: Nine have been killed reporting from Kyiv -- struck by a kamikaze drone strike after a shopping mall attack; shot in the neck while decounci- [sic] -- while -- while documenting Ukrainians fleeing; killed when Russian missiles hit the television tower in a residential neighborhood. One journalist from Radio Liberty just killed days ago.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
12.0
Gunning Fog:
19.0
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
12.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
6.5
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
19.0
Sprache:
22.0

Statistics

Characters:
306
Sentences:
2
Words:
59
Syllables:
29.50
Words Per Sentence:
107
Syllables Per Word:
1.66
Seconds:
25
Words Per Minute:
141.60

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
-0.09
VADER:
-0.96
AFINN:
-15.00
Joe Biden
09:11:00.000 - 09:30:00.000
So many of you telling the stories and taking the photos and recording the videos of what's happening there, the unvarnished truth shown -- showing the -- the destruction and the devastation and, yes, the war crimes.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
12.0
Gunning Fog:
19.0
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
12.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
6.7
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
11.0
Sprache:
14.0

Statistics

Characters:
171
Sentences:
1
Words:
35
Syllables:
35
Words Per Sentence:
55
Syllables Per Word:
1.57
Seconds:
19
Words Per Minute:
110.53

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.07
Harvard IV:
-0.09
VADER:
-0.75
AFINN:
-9.00
Joe Biden
09:30:00.000 - 09:52:00.000
Tonight, we also honor the legacy of two historic reporters, and that is Alice Dunnigan and Ethel Payne. I'm glad you saw that tonight. [Applause] I didn't know you were doing that. These are the first Black women to be White House reporters who shattered convention to cover a segregated nation.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
7.4
Gunning Fog:
9.8
Coleman Liau:
11.4
SMOG:
10.8
ARI:
6.7

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.3
Sprache:
3.5

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
15.0
Sprache:
16.0

Statistics

Characters:
236
Sentences:
4
Words:
51
Syllables:
12.75
Words Per Sentence:
82
Syllables Per Word:
1.53
Seconds:
22
Words Per Minute:
139.09

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.02
Harvard IV:
0.04
VADER:
0.48
AFINN:
3.00
Joe Biden
09:52:00.000 - 10:01:00.000
We honor journalists killed, missing, imprisoned, detained, and tortured; covering war, exposing corruption, and holding leaders accountable.

Grade Level Score