We're seeing a trough in the waves of phoniness hits at the Google:
|Query String||Hit Count||Change Since|
|"Hillary Clinton" phony||556,000||-373,000|
|"Ron Paul" phony||428,000||-513,000|
|"Barack Obama" phony||399,000||-489,000|
|"John Edwards" phony||373,000||-509,000|
|"John McCain" phony||343,000||+152,000|
|"Rudy Giuliani" phony||313,000||+137,000|
|"Mitt Romney" phony||299,000||+120,000|
|"Fred Thompson" phony||293,000||-131,000|
|"Mike Huckabee" phony||188,000||+24,000|
|"Dennis Kucinich" phony||181,000||+85,100|
Also, Ron Paul has relinquished his brief stay at number one.
The phoniest thing we've noticed over the past few days is from our personal phony favorite, John Edwards. Mickey Kaus is suitably amused/offended over this idiotic "promise" from a recent Edwards ad:
Mickey deems this a "disingenuous display of substanceless bravado" since (as even an alleged lawyer like Edwards should know) the President has no power to take away health care from anyone. He concludes: "It's a phony threat from a ..." (Teasing us to finish the thought ourselves, but nevertheless resuting in a hit at the Google.)
C'mon folks. John Edwards deserves a much higher position here.