Google Traffic Suggests McCain Not Grabbing Voters' Attention

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    FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right: Google Traffic Suggests McCain Not Grabbing Voters' Attention

    Google Traffic Suggests McCain Not Grabbing Voters' Attention

    I don't know how predictive this is, but here's something interesting: the volume of search traffic conducted on Google over the course of the past month.

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    There's been an uptick of interest in Obama, but McCain's numbers have flatlined. He's not controlling news cycles and there's little evidence that voters are taking a second look.

    Of course, you could frame this as voters taking a second look at Obama: we don't know how many of those searches are "Obama god damn america" or "Obama Khalidi". But generally, if you're relying on a scenario wherein the electorate substantially reorients itself within the final 96 hours, you're going to want to see a surge of interest in your candidate.
     
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    Don't you know that the google has been infiltrated by the libs?
     
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    i saw a cloud shaped like a donkey today and then a raven sat on a raspberry vine eating a cherry.

    i believe this means bob barr is going to win.

    ain't science wonderful?
     
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    lol @ Davey
     
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    especially accurate stuff like that !!!:lol:
     
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    i wasn't sold until i saw the cherry pit looked just like everett dirksen.

    then i KNEW bob was in.
     
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    McCain voters don't use "the Internets."
     
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    I don't think it means much. I take it to mean that potential Obama supporters are younger, and more tech savy.

    And that McCain voters are old, out of touch, and largely grew up in the era of rotary dial phones and the Pony Express mail service.
     
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    You mean back when you had to think and actually know what you were doing and think for yourself instead of googling an answer? I concur.

    Age, cunning and treachery will shit all over youth, skill and inexperience EVERY fucking time. Best you not forget that.
     
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    um didnt you guys learn anything from the paulbots?

    LOL
     

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