Hell, I could have told them their results. All they had to do was make an internationalphone call to the Adolphian HQ.
The high level of interest in her candidacy was reflected in the volume of coverage that went her way. The authors found that the average number of stories a day in overall coverage was 36 for Palin, compared with 14.9 for Biden. On television, Palin was the subject of 8.8 stories a day compared with 4.6 for Biden; in newspapers, it was 15 compared with 8.2 stories a day, and on political blogs, 14.2 compared with 3.2 stories a day.
More importantly, these two budding geniuses failed to deduce that the reason for all the adverse publicity directed at Sarah Palin was the fact she is a REPUBLICAN.