Monday, 27 April 2009

On pigs

Cartoon in today's Guardian.
Krugman points out flaws in the Republican Party criticism of the stimulus bill

Google trends (tracks the frequency of particular search terms):
Gripe porcina, gripe, influenza, flu, swine. All show dramatic upticks over the past day or two. It is interesting to note that it is not as frequently searched as it was in the bird flu crisis, but is appearing in more news articles. The first two terms are the Spanish words for swine flu and flu and are listed because the crisis is originally Mexican.

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