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Traffic on Official Santorum Website Explodes After Surge in Polls
Pundit Press ^ | 1/2/12 | Aurelius

Posted on 01/02/2012 1:00:40 PM PST by therightliveswithus

For months on the campaign trail, former Senator Rick Santorum was an afterthought for many potential voters. However, in the past week, his popularity has increased tremendously right before the Iowa Caucus.

Along with his rising poll numbers, the traffic on RickSantorum.com has exploded as well. The traffic-tracking website Alexa did not even rank RickSantorum.com in the top 100,000 websites on the internet in the three months leading up to the surge. Yet, in the past week, not only has the site gone above 100,000, but it has broken 40,000:

(Three Month View)

(One Week View)

To put this into a bit of perspective, the Drudge Report is the 385th largest site on the internet and Little Green Footballs is the 83,591th biggest site on the web. So, in the last week, RickSantorum.com is getting a lot more traffic than Little Green Footballs, but a lot less than Drudge.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012; caucus; iowa; pennsylvania; ricksantorum; santorum

1 posted on 01/02/2012 1:00:48 PM PST by therightliveswithus
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To: therightliveswithus

With the way this race is going it appears that his surge came with perfect timing.

Personally I’m a single day nationwide primary supporter.


2 posted on 01/02/2012 1:08:24 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: cripplecreek

Who?


3 posted on 01/02/2012 1:12:01 PM PST by hadaclueonce (scrap copper is more than $3.00 a pound. wind generators are full of copper)
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To: therightliveswithus

His surge is an invention from the media.


4 posted on 01/02/2012 1:18:58 PM PST by Afronaut (It's 1984)
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To: therightliveswithus

Join the fight:

www.ricksantorum.com


5 posted on 01/02/2012 1:19:22 PM PST by Engraved-on-His-hands
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To: Afronaut

sure it is. not.


6 posted on 01/02/2012 1:43:48 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: therightliveswithus

I hope Santorum has the time and organization to funnel his new found money into other state primaries.


7 posted on 01/02/2012 1:46:36 PM PST by pallis
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To: Afronaut
His surge is an invention from the media.

Yep. The media giveth and the media taketh away. Amazing that so many freepers still haven't got that elementary fact of life in politics. Just wait till after to-morrow, especially if Santorum really does do well--the media anal exam will begin.

8 posted on 01/02/2012 1:51:30 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: pallis

That’s one reason I wish we had a single primary day nationwide. The candidates wouldn’t be forced to spend 9 months in Iowa and NH. Plus they could spread out around the country and campaign to their strengths. The final bonus would be the fact that they wouldn’t be pitted against each other so much.


9 posted on 01/02/2012 2:07:59 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: therightliveswithus

The only guy so far that sounds supportable by me.


10 posted on 01/02/2012 2:12:04 PM PST by Revel
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To: hadaclueonce
He's the idiot who couldn't get reelected to the Senate in his own state and endorsed that degenerate Arlen Specter over Pat Toomey.

So he decides to run for the GOP nomination for POTUS, apparently because he has nothing better to do but engage in hopeless endeavors.

And spend lots of time with Iowans, who might as well be Martians when it comes to picking the best candidate.

11 posted on 01/02/2012 2:18:11 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Afronaut

His surge is an invention from the media.


Ding ding ding!!!!


12 posted on 01/02/2012 2:52:23 PM PST by ak267
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To: therightliveswithus
wOOt!!

GO RICK.


13 posted on 01/02/2012 2:55:17 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (ROMNEY / ALINSKY 2012 (sarcasm))
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To: cripplecreek

“That’s one reason I wish we had a single primary day nationwide. The candidates wouldn’t be forced to spend 9 months in Iowa and NH. Plus they could spread out around the country and campaign to their strengths. The final bonus would be the fact that they wouldn’t be pitted against each other so much.”

AGREED!,,,,plus it keeps the liberal presstitutes away.


14 posted on 01/02/2012 3:34:59 PM PST by oust the louse (Keep your politicians at arms length...they don’t fit the hero tag. Trust but verify!!!)
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To: Rome2000

Thanks! I never heard of him.

I live in a garage.


15 posted on 01/02/2012 6:31:26 PM PST by hadaclueonce (scrap copper is more than $3.00 a pound. wind generators are full of copper)
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