Sometimes the answer isn’t as interesting as the question. Consider this note from Yahoo Buzz:
On Sunday, the day before the nomination became official, [searches for] Alito sprang up a sudden 320%.
Did searches for Alito spike on tips White House staffers, or were White House Staffers vetting their nominee via the search engines?
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