What better way to explore the partisan brain than by running convention delegates through a fast-paced linguistic gauntlet? In both Tampa and Charlotte, the TIME video team compiled lists of buzzwords and set out in search of willing players. There were only two rules for our game of word association: answer as quickly as possible and stick to a single word. Of course people broke both those rules, but their answers were telling. Check out the videos below.
From the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte:
And from the Republican National Convention in Tampa: