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Is Rick Perry Gay? Googlers Want to Know

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, August 12 2011

The top search phrase for the query "Is Rick Perry..." is "Is Rick Perry Gay," Google Suggest tells us.

It's fun to see how that question matches up against queries about Mitt Romney, courtesy of Web Seer:

Update: Back in 2009, rival gubernatorial candidate Kay Bailey Hutchison got caught inserting the phrase "rick perry gay" in a whole slew of hidden keywords. [h/t @vanessafox]