Tag clouds have emerged as a great way to visualise what some text is _really_ about — whether it be a political speech or anything else. Now TagCrowd (still in alpha) allows you to create tag clouds from any arbitrary text.
Here’s a tag cloud of my post Stay alert, ye nameless, toiling animals:
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