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Barack Obama: Remarks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - April 30, 2016

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.0
Gunning Fog:
7.9
Coleman Liau:
10.6
SMOG:
9.3
ARI:
5.7

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.8
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
738.0
Sprache:
545.0

Statistics

Characters:
12,526
Sentences:
232
Words:
2,791
Syllables:
12.03
Words Per Sentence:
4,061
Syllables Per Word:
1.43
Seconds:
1,958.96
Words Per Minute:
85.48

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Humor
Note
00:00:00.000 - 00:00:02.320
[Entrance music is played: "When I'm Gone" by Anna Kendrick.]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.5
Gunning Fog:
2.4
Coleman Liau:
10.2
SMOG:
7.3
ARI:
2.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
9.5
Sprache:
2.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
7.0
Sprache:
7.0

Statistics

Characters:
53
Sentences:
2
Words:
12
Syllables:
6
Words Per Sentence:
19
Syllables Per Word:
1.42
Seconds:
2.32
Words Per Minute:
310.34

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.03
Harvard IV:
0.08
VADER:
0.95
AFINN:
11.00
Barack Obama
00:00:02.320 - 00:00:42.600
You can't say it, but you know it's true. [Laughter] Good evening, everybody. It is an honor to be here at my last -- and perhaps the last -- White House Correspondents' Dinner. [Laughter, applause] You all look great. The end of the Republic has never looked better. [Laughter, applause] I do apologize -- I know I was a little late tonight.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.2
Gunning Fog:
6.0
Coleman Liau:
9.7
SMOG:
8.5
ARI:
3.9

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.9
Sprache:
2.8

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
9.0
Sprache:
11.0

Statistics

Characters:
256
Sentences:
6
Words:
59
Syllables:
9.83
Words Per Sentence:
87
Syllables Per Word:
1.44
Seconds:
40.28
Words Per Minute:
87.88

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.08
VADER:
0.64
AFINN:
5.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

White House [Organization]
a little late tonight [Time]
evening [Time]
Barack Obama
00:00:42.600 - 00:01:28.880
I was running on C.P.T. -- [Laughter] -- which stands for "jokes that white people should not make." [Laughter, applause] It's a tip for you, Jeff. [Laughter] Anyway, here we are. My eighth and final appearance at this unique event. [Laughter] And I am excited. If this material works well, I'm going to use it at Goldman Sachs next year. [Laughter, applause] Earn me some serious Tubmans.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.3
Gunning Fog:
5.7
Coleman Liau:
9.6
SMOG:
7.7
ARI:
2.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.9
Sprache:
3.1

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
20.0
Sprache:
19.0

Statistics

Characters:
298
Sentences:
10
Words:
69
Syllables:
6.90
Words Per Sentence:
95
Syllables Per Word:
1.38
Seconds:
46.28
Words Per Minute:
89.46

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.05
Harvard IV:
0.12
VADER:
0.94
AFINN:
15.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Humor

Entities

next year [Date]
eighth [Ordinal Number]
C.P.T. [Organization]
Goldman Sachs [Organization]
Tubmans [Organization]
Jeff [Person]
Barack Obama
00:01:28.880 - 00:02:53.200
That's right. [Laughter, applause] My brilliant and beautiful wife, Michelle, is here tonight. [Applause] She looks so happy to be here. [Laughter] That's called practice -- it's like learning to do three-minute planks. [Laughter] She makes it look easy now. [Laughter] Next year at this time, someone else will be standing here in this very spot, and it's anyone's guess who she will be. [Laughter, applause] But standing here, I can't help but be reflective, a little sentimental.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.4
Gunning Fog:
7.0
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
8.1
ARI:
6.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.6
Sprache:
3.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
20.0
Sprache:
16.0

Statistics

Characters:
369
Sentences:
7
Words:
78
Syllables:
11.14
Words Per Sentence:
123
Syllables Per Word:
1.41
Seconds:
84.32
Words Per Minute:
55.50

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.01
VADER:
0.57

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Humor

Entities

Next year [Date]
Michelle [Person]
three-minute [Time]
tonight [Time]
Barack Obama
00:02:53.200 - 00:03:37.840
Eight years ago, I said it was time to change the tone of our politics. In hindsight, I clearly should have been more specific. [Laughter] Eight years ago, I was a young man, full of idealism and vigor, and look at me now. [Laughter] I am gray and grizzled, just counting down the days 'til my death panel. [Laughter, applause] Hillary once questioned whether I'd be ready for a 3 a.m. phone call -- now I'm awake anyway because I've got to go to the bathroom. [Laughter, applause] I'm up.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.5
Gunning Fog:
6.3
Coleman Liau:
8.3
SMOG:
7.8
ARI:
3.5

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.6
Sprache:
4.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
23.0
Sprache:
24.0

Statistics

Characters:
368
Sentences:
8
Words:
90
Syllables:
11.25
Words Per Sentence:
125
Syllables Per Word:
1.33
Seconds:
44.64
Words Per Minute:
120.97

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.77
AFINN:
6.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

27til [Cardinal Number]
Eight years ago [Date]
Hillary [Person]
3 a.m. [Time]
Barack Obama
00:03:37.840 - 00:04:39.360
In fact, somebody recently said to me, Mr. President, you are so yesterday; Justin Trudeau has completely replaced you -- he's so handsome, he's so charming, he's the future. And I said, Justin, just give it a rest. [Laughter, applause] I resented that. [Laughter] Meanwhile, Michelle has not aged a day. [Applause] The only way you can date her in photos is by looking at me. [Laughter] Take a look.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.0
Gunning Fog:
6.8
Coleman Liau:
9.9
SMOG:
8.1
ARI:
4.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.3
Sprache:
3.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
21.0
Sprache:
23.0

Statistics

Characters:
301
Sentences:
7
Words:
69
Syllables:
9.86
Words Per Sentence:
105
Syllables Per Word:
1.42
Seconds:
61.52
Words Per Minute:
67.30

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
-0.02
VADER:
-0.64
AFINN:
1.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

a day [Date]
yesterday [Date]
Justin [Organization]
Justin Trudeau [Person]
Michelle [Person]
Barack Obama
00:04:39.360 - 00:05:24.680
Here we are in 2008. [Slide is shown] Here we are a few years later. [Slide is shown] And this one is from two weeks ago. [Slide is shown] [Laughter, applause] So time passes. [Laughter] In just six short months, I will be officially a lame duck, which means Congress now will flat-out reject my authority. [Laughter] And Republican leaders won't take my phone calls.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.5
Gunning Fog:
5.6
Coleman Liau:
8.8
SMOG:
7.3
ARI:
3.8

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.4
Sprache:
3.1

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
16.0
Sprache:
14.0

Statistics

Characters:
276
Sentences:
6
Words:
66
Syllables:
11
Words Per Sentence:
88
Syllables Per Word:
1.26
Seconds:
45.32
Words Per Minute:
87.38

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.01
VADER:
-0.18

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

six [Cardinal Number]
2008 [Date]
a few years later [Date]
two weeks ago [Date]
Republican [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
Congress [Organization]
Barack Obama
00:05:24.680 - 00:06:07.240
And this is going to take some getting used to, it's really going to -- it's a curve ball. I don't know what to do with it. [Laughter] Of course, in fact, for months now congressional Republicans have been saying there are things I cannot do in my final year. Unfortunately, this dinner was not one of them. [Laughter] But on everything else, it's another story.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.4
Gunning Fog:
8.3
Coleman Liau:
9.3
SMOG:
9.5
ARI:
5.1

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.3
Sprache:
3.1

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
7.0
Sprache:
11.0

Statistics

Characters:
277
Sentences:
5
Words:
65
Syllables:
13
Words Per Sentence:
97
Syllables Per Word:
1.43
Seconds:
42.56
Words Per Minute:
91.64

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
0.07
VADER:
0.41
AFINN:
2.00

Entities

one [Cardinal Number]
months [Date]
my final year [Date]
Republicans [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
Barack Obama
00:06:07.240 - 00:06:38.680
And you know who you are, Republicans. In fact, I think we've got Republican Senators Tim Scott and Cory Gardner, they're in the house, which reminds me, security, bar the doors! [Laughter] Judge Merrick Garland, come on out, we're going to do this right here, right now. [Applause] It's like "The Red Wedding." [Laughter] But it's not just Congress.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.0
Gunning Fog:
5.5
Coleman Liau:
10.5
SMOG:
8.4
ARI:
5.7

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.7
Sprache:
3.9

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
16.0
Sprache:
21.0

Statistics

Characters:
273
Sentences:
5
Words:
61
Syllables:
12.20
Words Per Sentence:
91
Syllables Per Word:
1.34
Seconds:
31.44
Words Per Minute:
116.41

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
-0.03
VADER:
0.40
AFINN:
2.00

Topics

0:
News/Politics

Entities

Republican [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
Republicans [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
Congress [Organization]
Cory Gardner [Person]
Merrick Garland [Person]
Tim Scott [Person]
The Red Wedding [Title]
Barack Obama
00:06:38.680 - 00:07:46.320
Even some foreign leaders, they've been looking ahead, anticipating my departure. Last week, Prince George showed up to our meeting in his bathrobe. [Laughter, applause] That was a slap in the face. [Laughter] A clear breach in protocol. [Laughter] Although while in England I did have lunch with Her Majesty, the Queen, took in a performance of Shakespeare, hit the links with David Cameron -- just in case anybody is still debating whether I'm black enough, I think that settles the debate. [Laughter, applause] I won't lie -- look, this is a tough transition.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
8.2
Gunning Fog:
9.2
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
11.0
ARI:
8.7

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.7
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
29.0
Sprache:
36.0

Statistics

Characters:
438
Sentences:
6
Words:
92
Syllables:
15.33
Words Per Sentence:
147
Syllables Per Word:
1.51
Seconds:
67.64
Words Per Minute:
81.61

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
-0.01
VADER:
0.48

Entities

England [Country, City, State]
Last week [Date]
David Cameron [Person]
Prince George [Person]
Shakespeare [Person]
Barack Obama
00:07:46.320 - 00:08:29.240
It's hard. Key staff are now starting to leave the White House. Even reporters have left me. Savannah Guthrie, she's left the White House Press Corps to host the Today show. Norah O'Donnell left the briefing room to host CBS This Morning. Jake Tapper left journalism to join CNN. [Laughter, applause] But the prospect of leaving the White House is a mixed bag.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.8
Gunning Fog:
5.5
Coleman Liau:
10.7
SMOG:
7.6
ARI:
4.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.2
Sprache:
3.6

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
19.0
Sprache:
22.0

Statistics

Characters:
284
Sentences:
7
Words:
63
Syllables:
9
Words Per Sentence:
91
Syllables Per Word:
1.35
Seconds:
42.92
Words Per Minute:
88.07

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.02
Harvard IV:
0.01
VADER:
0.91
AFINN:
3.00

Entities

Today [Date]
the White House [Infrastructure]
CBS [Organization]
CNN [Organization]
the White House [Organization]
the White House Press Corps [Organization]
Jake Tapper [Person]
Norah [Person]
Savannah Guthrie [Person]
This Morning [Time]
Barack Obama
00:08:29.240 - 00:09:59.080
You might have heard that someone jumped the White House fence last week, but I have to give Secret Service credit -- they found Michelle, brought her back, she's safe back at home now. [Laughter, applause] It's only nine more months, baby. Settle down. [Laughter] And yet, somehow, despite all this, despite the churn, in my final year, my approval ratings keep going up. [Laughter] The last time I was this high, I was trying to decide on my major. [Laughter, applause] And here's the thing: I haven't really done anything differently.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.4
Gunning Fog:
8.7
Coleman Liau:
10.9
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
7.5

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
3.5
Sprache:
4.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
16.0
Sprache:
23.0

Statistics

Characters:
413
Sentences:
6
Words:
91
Syllables:
15.17
Words Per Sentence:
140
Syllables Per Word:
1.36
Seconds:
89.84
Words Per Minute:
60.77

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.02
VADER:
0.84
AFINN:
9.00

Entities

last week [Date]
Secret Service [Organization]
the White House [Organization]
Michelle [Person]
Barack Obama
00:09:59.080 - 00:10:56.640
So it's odd. Even my aides can't explain the rising poll numbers -- what has changed, nobody can figure it out. [Slide is shown] [Laughter, applause] Puzzling. Anyway, in this last year I do have more appreciation for those who have been with me on this amazing ride, like one of our finest public servants, Joe Biden.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.1
Gunning Fog:
8.5
Coleman Liau:
9.9
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
6.2

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.4
Sprache:
3.9

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
13.0
Sprache:
19.0

Statistics

Characters:
245
Sentences:
4
Words:
56
Syllables:
14
Words Per Sentence:
84
Syllables Per Word:
1.38
Seconds:
57.56
Words Per Minute:
58.37

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.98
AFINN:
20.00

Entities

one [Cardinal Number]
this last year [Date]
Joe Biden [Person]
Barack Obama
00:10:56.640 - 00:11:50.000
God bless him. Love that guy. [Applause] I love Joe Biden, I really do. And I want to thank him for his friendship, for his counsel, for always giving it to me straight, for not shooting anybody in the face. [Laughter] Thank you, Joe. [Laughter] Also, I would be remiss -- let's give it up for our host, Larry Wilmore. [Applause] Also known as one of the two black guys who is not Jon Stewart. [Laughter] You're the South African guy, right? [Laughter] I love Larry.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.5
Gunning Fog:
4.7
Coleman Liau:
8.3
SMOG:
6.6
ARI:
2.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
3.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
19.0
Sprache:
23.0

Statistics

Characters:
348
Sentences:
9
Words:
85
Syllables:
9.44
Words Per Sentence:
113
Syllables Per Word:
1.31
Seconds:
53.36
Words Per Minute:
95.58

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.04
Harvard IV:
0.11
VADER:
0.88
AFINN:
14.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Humor

Entities

one [Cardinal Number]
two [Cardinal Number]
South African [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
Joe [Person]
Joe Biden [Person]
Jon Stewart [Person]
Larry [Person]
Larry Wilmore [Person]
Barack Obama
00:11:50.000 - 00:12:17.440
And his parents are here, who are from Evanston, which is a great town. [Applause] I also would like to acknowledge some of the award-winning reporters that we have with us here tonight. Rachel McAdams. Mark Ruffalo. Liev Schreiber. [Laughter] Thank you all for everything that you've done. [Laughter] I'm just joking.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.5
Gunning Fog:
5.3
Coleman Liau:
11.8
SMOG:
8.6
ARI:
4.5

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.1
Sprache:
2.9

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
16.0
Sprache:
16.0

Statistics

Characters:
249
Sentences:
7
Words:
53
Syllables:
7.57
Words Per Sentence:
84
Syllables Per Word:
1.45
Seconds:
27.44
Words Per Minute:
115.89

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.64
AFINN:
5.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

Evanston [Country, City, State]
Liev Schreiber [Person]
Mark Ruffalo [Person]
Rachel McAdams [Person]
tonight [Time]
Barack Obama
00:12:17.440 - 00:13:18.120
As you know, "Spotlight" is a film, a movie about investigative journalists with the resources and the autonomy to chase down the truth and hold the powerful accountable. Best fantasy film since Star Wars. [Laughter] Look -- that was maybe a cheap shot. [Laughter] I understand the news business is tough these days, it keeps changing all the time.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
7.8
Gunning Fog:
11.3
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
11.8
ARI:
8.5

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.2
Sprache:
4.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
13.0
Sprache:
19.0

Statistics

Characters:
283
Sentences:
4
Words:
59
Syllables:
14.75
Words Per Sentence:
90
Syllables Per Word:
1.49
Seconds:
60.68
Words Per Minute:
58.34

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
0.08
VADER:
0.95
AFINN:
9.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Movies

Entities

these days [Date]
Spotlight [Title]
Star Wars [Title]
Barack Obama
00:13:18.120 - 00:14:26.400
Every year at this dinner, somebody makes a joke about BuzzFeed, for example, changing the media landscape. And every year, the Washington Post laughs a little bit less hard. [Laughter] Kind of a silence there. [Laughter] Especially at the Washington Post table. [Laughter] GOP Chairman Reince Priebus is here as well. [Applause] Glad to see you that you feel that you've earned a night off. [Laughter] Congratulations on all your success.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.5
Gunning Fog:
6.3
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
9.7
ARI:
6.7

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.4
Sprache:
3.6

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
22.0
Sprache:
21.0

Statistics

Characters:
347
Sentences:
7
Words:
71
Syllables:
10.14
Words Per Sentence:
113
Syllables Per Word:
1.54
Seconds:
68.28
Words Per Minute:
62.39

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
0.08
VADER:
0.84
AFINN:
12.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Humor

Entities

Every year [Date]
BuzzFeed [Organization]
GOP [Organization]
the Washington Post [Organization]
Reince Priebus [Person]
a night [Time]
Barack Obama
00:14:26.400 - 00:15:40.440
The Republican Party, the nomination process -- it's all going great. Keep it up. [Laughter, applause] Kendall Jenner is also here. And we had a chance to meet her backstage -- she seems like a very nice young woman. I'm not exactly sure what she does, but I am told that my Twitter mentions are about to go through the roof. [Laughter] Helen Mirren is here tonight. [Applause] I don't even have a joke here.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.8
Gunning Fog:
5.8
Coleman Liau:
9.3
SMOG:
7.6
ARI:
3.9

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.0
Sprache:
3.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
16.0
Sprache:
18.0

Statistics

Characters:
311
Sentences:
7
Words:
73
Syllables:
10.43
Words Per Sentence:
106
Syllables Per Word:
1.38
Seconds:
74.04
Words Per Minute:
59.16

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
-0.03
VADER:
0.74
AFINN:
10.00

Topics

0:
News/Politics
1:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

The Republican Party [Organization]
Twitter [Organization]
Helen Mirren [Person]
Kendall Jenner [Person]
tonight [Time]
Barack Obama
00:15:40.440 - 00:16:21.320
I just think Helen Mirren is awesome. [Laughter, applause] She's awesome. [Laughter] Sitting at the same table, I see Mike Bloomberg. [Applause] Mike, a combative, controversial New York billionaire is leading the GOP primary and it is not you. [Laughter] That's has to sting a little bit. [Laughter] Although it's not an entirely fair comparison between you and the Donald.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
7.0
Gunning Fog:
9.3
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
9.9
ARI:
6.5

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
6.8
Sprache:
3.8

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
24.0
Sprache:
23.0

Statistics

Characters:
292
Sentences:
6
Words:
60
Syllables:
10
Words Per Sentence:
103
Syllables Per Word:
1.58
Seconds:
40.88
Words Per Minute:
88.06

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.07
VADER:
0.92
AFINN:
8.00

Topics

0:
News
1:
Arts & Entertainment/Celebrities & Entertainment News

Entities

New York [Country, City, State]
GOP [Organization]
Donald [Person]
Helen Mirren [Person]
Mike [Person]
Mike Bloomberg [Person]
Barack Obama
00:16:21.320 - 00:17:35.600
After all, Mike was a big-city mayor. He knows policy in depth. And he's actually worth the amount of money that he says he is. [Laughter, applause] What an election season. For example, we've got the bright new face of the Democratic Party here tonight -- Mr. Bernie Sanders! [Applause] There he is -- Bernie! [Applause] Bernie, you look like a million bucks. [Laughter] Or to put it in terms you'll understand, you look like 37,000 donations of 27 dollars each. [Laughter, applause] A lot of folks have been surprised by the Bernie phenomenon, especially his appeal to young people.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.5
Gunning Fog:
8.0
Coleman Liau:
10.2
SMOG:
9.3
ARI:
4.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.6
Sprache:
4.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
26.0
Sprache:
30.0

Statistics

Characters:
442
Sentences:
10
Words:
100
Syllables:
10
Words Per Sentence:
148
Syllables Per Word:
1.46
Seconds:
74.28
Words Per Minute:
80.78

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
-0.03
VADER:
-0.70
AFINN:
-2.00

Topics

0:
News/Politics

Entities

37,000 [Cardinal Number]
an election season [Date]
27 dollars [Money]
a million bucks [Money]
Bernie [Organization]
the Democratic Party [Organization]
Bernie [Person]
Bernie Sanders [Person]
Mike [Person]
tonight [Time]
Barack Obama
00:17:35.600 - 00:19:00.000
But not me, I get it. Just recently, a young person came up to me and said she was sick of politicians standing in the way of her dreams. As if we were actually going to let Malia go to Burning Man this year. [Laughter] That was not going to happen. [Laughter] Bernie might have let her go. [Laughter] Not us. [Laughter] I am hurt, though, Bernie, that you've distancing yourself a little from me. [Laughter] I mean, that's just not something that you do to your comrade. [Laughter, applause] Bernie's slogan has helped his campaign catch fire among young people. "Feel the Bern." [Laughter] Feel the Bern -- it's a good slogan.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.2
Gunning Fog:
5.9
Coleman Liau:
9.2
SMOG:
7.5
ARI:
3.7

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.5
Sprache:
3.6

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
29.0
Sprache:
21.0

Statistics

Characters:
484
Sentences:
11
Words:
114
Syllables:
10.36
Words Per Sentence:
152
Syllables Per Word:
1.33
Seconds:
84.40
Words Per Minute:
81.04

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
0.04
VADER:
0.86
AFINN:
6.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

Bern [Country, City, State]
this year [Date]
Bernie [Person]
Malia [Person]
Barack Obama
00:19:00.000 - 00:19:51.800
Hillary's slogan has not had the same effect. Let's see this. [Slide is shown] [Laughter] Look, I've said how much I admire Hillary's toughness, her smarts, her policy chops, her experience. You've got to admit it, though, Hillary trying to appeal to young voters is a little bit like your relative just signed up for Facebook. [Laughter] "Dear America, did you get my poke?" [Laughter] "Is it appearing on your wall?" [Laughter] "I'm not sure I am using this right.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.4
Gunning Fog:
6.7
Coleman Liau:
10.0
SMOG:
9.7
ARI:
5.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
6.5
Sprache:
4.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
32.0
Sprache:
27.0

Statistics

Characters:
372
Sentences:
7
Words:
85
Syllables:
12.14
Words Per Sentence:
121
Syllables Per Word:
1.38
Seconds:
51.80
Words Per Minute:
98.46

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.01
Harvard IV:
0.03
VADER:
0.09

Topics

0:
News/Politics
1:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

Facebook [Organization]
Dear America [Person]
Hillary [Person]
Barack Obama
00:19:51.800 - 00:20:59.240
Love, Aunt Hillary." [Laughter, applause] It's not entirely persuasive. Meanwhile, on the Republican side, things are a little more -- how should we say this -- a little "more loose." Just look at the confusion over the invitations to tonight's dinner. Guests were asked to check whether they wanted steak or fish, but instead, a whole bunch of you wrote in Paul Ryan. [Laughter] That's not an option, people.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.8
Gunning Fog:
7.0
Coleman Liau:
11.6
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
6.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.1
Sprache:
4.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
20.0
Sprache:
24.0

Statistics

Characters:
326
Sentences:
6
Words:
70
Syllables:
11.67
Words Per Sentence:
109
Syllables Per Word:
1.43
Seconds:
67.44
Words Per Minute:
62.28

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.10
VADER:
0.31
AFINN:
6.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment

Entities

Republican [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
Aunt Hillary [Person]
Paul Ryan [Person]
Barack Obama
00:20:59.240 - 00:21:25.040
Steak or fish. [Laughter] You may not like steak or fish -- [Laughter] -- but that's your choice. [Laughter] Meanwhile, some candidates aren't polling high enough to qualify for their own joke tonight. [Slide is shown] [Laughter] The rules were well-established ahead of time. [Laughter] And then there's Ted Cruz.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.4
Gunning Fog:
6.4
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
7.7
ARI:
6.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.3
Sprache:
3.2

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
15.0
Sprache:
16.0

Statistics

Characters:
239
Sentences:
5
Words:
49
Syllables:
9.80
Words Per Sentence:
77
Syllables Per Word:
1.37
Seconds:
25.80
Words Per Minute:
113.95

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
-0.02
VADER:
0.61

Topics

0:
Food & Drink

Entities

Ted Cruz [Person]
tonight [Time]
Barack Obama
00:21:25.040 - 00:22:29.360
Ted had a tough week. He went to Indiana -- Hoosier country -- stood on a basketball court, and called the hoop a "basketball ring." [Laughter, applause] What else is in his lexicon? Baseball sticks? Football hats? [Laughter] But sure, I'm the foreign one. [Laughter, applause] Well, let me conclude tonight on a more serious note.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
4.8
Gunning Fog:
6.8
Coleman Liau:
11.4
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
4.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.8
Sprache:
3.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
19.0
Sprache:
20.0

Statistics

Characters:
259
Sentences:
7
Words:
56
Syllables:
8
Words Per Sentence:
85
Syllables Per Word:
1.46
Seconds:
64.32
Words Per Minute:
52.24

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.04
Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.67
AFINN:
4.00

Entities

Hoosier [Country, City, State]
Indiana [Country, City, State]
a tough week [Date]
Ted [Person]
tonight [Time]
Barack Obama
00:22:29.360 - 00:23:10.960
I want to thank the Washington press corps, I want to thank Carol for all that you do. The free press is central to our democracy, and -- nah, I'm just kidding! You know I've got to talk about Trump! Come on! [Laughter, applause] We weren't just going to stop there. Come on. [Laughter, applause] Although I am a little hurt that he's not here tonight.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
2.9
Gunning Fog:
4.3
Coleman Liau:
8.2
SMOG:
6.3
ARI:
2.4

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.8
Sprache:
3.3

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
18.0
Sprache:
18.0

Statistics

Characters:
265
Sentences:
7
Words:
65
Syllables:
9.29
Words Per Sentence:
87
Syllables Per Word:
1.26
Seconds:
41.60
Words Per Minute:
93.75

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.01
Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
0.28
AFINN:
-1.00

Entities

Washington [Country, City, State]
Carol [Person]
Trump [Person]
tonight [Time]
Barack Obama
00:23:10.960 - 00:24:08.480
We had so much fun the last time. [Laughter] And it is surprising. You've got a room full of reporters, celebrities, cameras, and he says no? [Laughter] Is this dinner too tacky for The Donald? [Laughter] What could he possibly be doing instead? Is he at home, eating a Trump Steak -- [Laughter] -- tweeting out insults to Angela Merkel? [Laughter] What's he doing? [Laughter] The Republican establishment is incredulous that he is their most likely nominee -- incredulous, shocking.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
6.6
Gunning Fog:
8.5
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
10.0
ARI:
6.1

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
6.0
Sprache:
3.8

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
27.0
Sprache:
24.0

Statistics

Characters:
371
Sentences:
8
Words:
77
Syllables:
9.63
Words Per Sentence:
120
Syllables Per Word:
1.56
Seconds:
57.52
Words Per Minute:
80.32

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
0.05
VADER:
-0.57
AFINN:
-4.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Humor

Entities

Republican [Nationality, Political or Religious Group]
Angela Merkel [Person]
Donald [Person]
Steak [Product]
Barack Obama
00:24:08.480 - 00:24:24.040
They say Donald lacks the foreign policy experience to be President. But, in fairness, he has spent years meeting with leaders from around the world: Miss Sweden, Miss Argentina, Miss Azerbaijan. [Laughter, applause] And there's one area where Donald's experience could be invaluable -- and that's closing Guantanamo.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
10.4
Gunning Fog:
9.7
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
11.9

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
8.2
Sprache:
4.4

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
22.0
Sprache:
22.0

Statistics

Characters:
254
Sentences:
3
Words:
47
Syllables:
15.67
Words Per Sentence:
82
Syllables Per Word:
1.68
Seconds:
15.56
Words Per Minute:
181.23

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
0.01
Harvard IV:
0.06
VADER:
0.94
AFINN:
13.00

Topics

0:
News/Politics
1:
People & Society
2:
Law & Government/Government

Entities

one [Cardinal Number]
Argentina [Country, City, State]
Azerbaijan [Country, City, State]
Sweden [Country, City, State]
years [Date]
Guantanamo [Infrastructure]
Donald [Person]
Barack Obama
00:24:24.040 - 00:25:18.720
Because Trump knows a thing or two about running waterfront properties into the ground. [Laughter, applause] All right, that's probably enough. I mean, I've got more material -- [Applause] -- no, no, I don't want to spend too much time on The Donald. Following your lead, I want to show some restraint. [Laughter] Because I think we can all agree that from the start, he's gotten the appropriate amount of coverage, befitting the seriousness of his candidacy. [Laughter, applause] I hope you all are proud of yourselves. [Laughter] The guy wanted to give his hotel business a boost, and now we're praying that Cleveland makes it through July. [Laughter] Mm-mm-mm. [Laughter, applause] Hmm. [Laughter] As for me and Michelle, we've decided to stay in D.C. for a couple more years. [Applause] Thank you.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.5
Gunning Fog:
7.4
Coleman Liau:
11.2
SMOG:
8.8
ARI:
5.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
5.1
Sprache:
5.0

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
39.0
Sprache:
38.0

Statistics

Characters:
614
Sentences:
13
Words:
134
Syllables:
10.31
Words Per Sentence:
198
Syllables Per Word:
1.45
Seconds:
54.68
Words Per Minute:
147.04

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
-0.02
VADER:
-0.26
AFINN:
-1.00

Topics

0:
Arts & Entertainment/Humor

Entities

two [Cardinal Number]
Cleveland [Country, City, State]
D.C. [Country, City, State]
a couple more years [Date]
July [Date]
Trump [Organization]
Michelle [Person]
Mm-mm-mm [Person]
we've [Person]
Barack Obama
00:25:18.720 - 00:25:54.280
This way, our youngest daughter can finish up high school, Michelle can stay closer to her plot of carrots. [Laughter] She's already making plans to see them every day. Take a look. [Slide is shown] [Laughter] But our decision has actually presented a bit of a dilemma because, traditionally, Presidents don't stick around after they're done.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
8.0
Gunning Fog:
10.6
Coleman Liau:
12.0
SMOG:
10.8
ARI:
8.3

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.6
Sprache:
3.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
14.0
Sprache:
16.0

Statistics

Characters:
270
Sentences:
4
Words:
56
Syllables:
14
Words Per Sentence:
90
Syllables Per Word:
1.54
Seconds:
35.56
Words Per Minute:
94.49

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
-0.11
VADER:
0.03
AFINN:
-2.00

Entities

Michelle [Person]
Barack Obama
00:25:54.280 - 00:26:01.600
And it's something that I've been brooding about a little bit. Take a look.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
3.2
Gunning Fog:
5.7
Coleman Liau:
8.6
SMOG:
7.3
ARI:
1.6

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
2.6
Sprache:
1.7

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
2.0
Sprache:
2.0

Statistics

Characters:
58
Sentences:
2
Words:
14
Syllables:
7
Words Per Sentence:
20
Syllables Per Word:
1.36
Seconds:
7.32
Words Per Minute:
114.75

Sentiment

Loughran-McDonald:
-0.02
Harvard IV:
0.03
VADER:
0.57
AFINN:
2.00

Entities

I've [Quantity]
Note
00:26:01.600 - 00:26:02.320
[Video is shown]

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
5.2
Gunning Fog:
1.2
Coleman Liau:
7.7
SMOG:
9.0
ARI:
0.0

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
10.0
Sprache:
1.2

Difficult Words

Dale Chall:
2.0
Sprache:
2.0

Statistics

Characters:
12
Sentences:
1
Words:
3
Syllables:
3
Words Per Sentence:
4
Syllables Per Word:
1.67
Seconds:
0.72
Words Per Minute:
250

Sentiment

Harvard IV:
0.12
VADER:
0.97
AFINN:
5.00
Barack Obama
00:26:02.320 - 00:26:28.480
[Applause] I am still waiting for all of you to respond to my invitation to connect on LinkedIn. [Laughter] But I know you have jobs to do, which is what really brings us here tonight. I know that there are times that we've had differences, and that's inherent in our institutional roles -- it's true of every President and his press corps.

Grade Level Score

Flesch Kincaid:
9.0
Gunning Fog:
12.1
Coleman Liau:
9.8
SMOG:
12.0
ARI:
9.2

Readability Score

Dale Chall:
4.4
Sprache: