It's over a week since we looked at the phony numbers! What's the haps? It's been another period of solidly increasing phoniness across the board, is what:
|Query String||Hit Count||Change|
|"Hillary Clinton" phony||386,000||+74,000|
|"John McCain" phony||304,000||+64,000|
|"John Edwards" phony||293,000||+32,000|
|"Ron Paul" phony||258,000||+52,000|
|"Barack Obama" phony||249,000||+40,000|
|"Fred Thompson" phony||218,000||+65,000|
|"Mitt Romney" phony||215,000||+47,000|
|"Rudy Giuliani" phony||180,000||+36,000|
|"Dennis Kucinich" phony||122,000||+28,500|
|"Dave Burge" phony||61||+8|
Hillary widens her lead. News stories like
this help, as the phrase "funneled phony donations from
But McCain "surged" into second place. Over John Edwards?!
I don't buy it myself, but the
Google doesn't lie.
Ron Paul also edged past Obama into fourth.
- And after moving past Guiliani last week, Fred Thompson
has leapfrogged Romney into sixth place. But (please note)
things like this count.