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New Analysis Ranks Presidential Candidates

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By analyzing the spelling and grammar of comments on each presidential candidate’s Facebook page,  Grammarly   analysis found that Republican supporters made mistakes at nearly twice the rate of Democratic supporters. To get their results, Grammarly went to each candidate’s Facebook page, taking comments that were at least 15 words long and expressed either positive or neutral feelings about the candidate, and randomly selecting  180 of those comments to analyze for each candidate. They found that, for every 100 words written, an average Democratic candidate supporter made 4.2 mistakes, while an average Republican candidate backer made 8.7 errors. It also asserted that Democratic supporters have larger vocabularies...'

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