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La France dans le regard des États-Unis

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Frédéric Monneyron
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Martine Xiberras

Appendix II

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Fig. 3 Number of Stories about Kerry’s French Connection for 2003 and 2004, by regional newspapers, wire, magazine, and TV/Cable news.

Fig. 3 Number of Stories about Kerry’s French Connection for 2003 and 2004, by regional newspapers, wire, magazine, and TV/Cable news.

Kerry’s French Connection By Regional Newspaper, Wire, Magazine and TV/Cable
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(Source : Lexis-Nexis transcripts : lexisnexis.com, 9/15/2005)

Fig. 4 French Connection stories by claims of Indexical Evidence (characteristics of Frenchness)

Fig. 4 French Connection stories by claims of Indexical Evidence (characteristics of Frenchness)

French Connections, Indexically
*Misc., includes calling him “Monsieur Kerry” ; saying he “seems French,” “has French ideas,” “seems too French,” is “haughty,” or “acts French.” These were simply asserted without explaining which ideas were French and why that was bad or what was “French-looking” about Kerry, for example.

Fig. 5 Results of a Google Search for Kerry’s French Connection

Google hits
“Kerry is French” 716
“John Kerry” French 1,790,000
Kerry “French-looking” (anonymous White house figure) April 2003 24.200
Kerry “French-looking Massachusetts Democrat” (Taranto WSJ) 186 hits on WSJ site 605
Kerry “French Connection” “John Kerry” “haughty, French-looking” 15,900
 605
“John Kerry” haughty 40.600
“Kerry is Gay” 216
Kerry “French-speaking Socialist” (Trent Lott) 487
“John Kerry” effete 28.000
“Kerry loves Edwards” 363
“Kerry and Edwards in love” 522
“John Kerry” French t-shirt stickers 171.000
8/13/04 Oregon Sen. Gordon Smith : “It’s not his fault if he looks French.... He advocates all sorts of additional socialism.” – conference call organized by Bush campaign
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Title Fig. 4 French Connection stories by claims of Indexical Evidence (characteristics of Frenchness)
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