An astute reader brought to our attention that Roll Call’s Stuart Rothenberg has a penchant for personal pronouns.

Upon further inspection, it seems that Rothenberg’s use of personal pronouns is extensive, albeit somewhat inconsistent. Over his last six columns, Rothenberg has used “I” an average of 8.8 times, with a high of 17 and a low of one, as illustrated in the chart below:

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English professors everywhere are wincing.