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10/11/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

We're Not All Talking About Palin

A few quick searches on Technorati confirms it: We're not all talking about Palin.

The Obama machine continues to dominate the web, with mentions of his name in 1.7 million blog posts. McCain has just over half that number. The surprise here is Palin: For every blog mentioning her there are 11 on Obama and 6 on McCain. Seems low considering how much of a spark she lit but not shocking since her looks, family issues, and rousing speech are about all we have to go on right now.

Joe Biden has the same tired label on the web as he does in the press, with less than 100,000 mentions across the blogosphere. That's 60% of his rival for VP and even less than -- wait for it -- Cheney?

Clinton is still up there with McCain and attracts 6x more mentions than Palin. That's Clinton on Sept 10th. Although in fairness the number does include all blog mentions of Bill and the other Clintons - like, say, Mary Frances, the retired New Zealand field hockey player.

Where does Britney rank in this star-studded chart? She beat both Palin and Biden. Shame.

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