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Palin Nomination: Did You Say “Over?” — John Belushi Weighs in on Latest Polling

September 7th, 2008 · 8 Comments · Politics

Regarding the Palin nomination, Peggy Noonan, and the premature pontifications here and here: I guess the flip response could be “you wish.” Check out how the three post convention polls are tracking according to realclearpolitics. John Belushi channels his reaction from the great beyond: I guess two can succeed at the let’s nominate a “charismatic […]

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Search Requests for Palin Trump Biden: Does Google Data Imply Press “Bias?”

September 1st, 2008 · No Comments · Politics

A Google Trends search reveals that many more searches contained the search term “sarah palin” than on “joe biden” immediately post announce of VP status. Is this indicative of “popularity,” or just the curious trying to learn more about a relative unknown? What I find most intriguing is how the “demand” for information (the top […]

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