Speed Reads


Over two-thirds of Donald Trump's tweets use exclamation points!

Running for president is a blast!!! At least it is for Donald Trump, if his punctuation is any indication. After crunching the numbers, FiveThirtyEight discovered that a whole 70 percent of Trump's tweets between Nov. 5 and June 2 used an exclamation point. At risk of losing a sense of urgency or enthusiasm to the lowly period, one in every 10 of Trump's tweets deployed two or more exclamation points:

By comparison, less than 10 percent of Hillary Clinton's and Bernie Sanders' tweets used the screamer to end a sentence. Sad!