Harry Potter Burstier Than George Bush
Posted on December 1, 2005According to analysis from BlogPulse.com Harry Potter outbursted President George W. Bush this year. Bush peaked at 3% during the coverage of the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina but Harry Potter peaked well over 5% in mid-July when BlogPulse says Potter was mentioned in "5.5% of all blog posts in mid-July." Below is a graph from BlogPulse that shows the conversation spikes for both President George W. Bush and Harry Potter.
BlogPulse also provided some of this year's other burstiest phrases: Katrina, bombings, hurricane, Rove, Batman, Willy (Wonka), disaster, pope, Sith, London, victims, donations, pirate, Intel, terrorists and flood.