Texas Tech University

Trump: Unscripted vs. Scripted


January 31, 2019

Politico- President Donald Trump has long been faulted for his use of English, with the Flesch-Kincaid readability test once scoring the president at a fourth-grade level. Despite all the criticism, however, it’s hard to deny his success in communicating to a strong base of supporters, who seem to stick with him no matter what.

"The Twitter president is the most authentic and uncensored view of the president that we actually get," said Brian Ott, a professor of media and communications at Texas Tech University.

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