Skip to comments.Google edits out "Obama bowing" search
Posted on 04/06/2009 2:42:18 PM PDT by TexasNative2000
I decided to check Google to see how much reporting had taken place on Obama's bow to the Saudi King.
Google has a feature that will pre-fill a drop-down menu based on what you type. For example, when I typed the letters O and b, it started listing various Obama topics. As I typed out O-b-a-m-a b-o-w, the drop down menu listed "Obama bowling". I continued to spell out the word "bowing" and the menu selection remained "Obama bowling".
So I clicked on my original selection "Obama bowing" and clicked "Images". There is not a single image of Obama bowing to the Saudi King on Google. There are various photos of Obama bowing his head to pray, along with other miscellaneous photos of Obama.
Then I clicked on "Web" to see what stories were posted about this episode. The only stories listed by Google are all from blogs, which means one of two things - either there are NO stories from any news organization other than blogs, or Google is not listing them.
It was still on ytube last night.
I still don’t understand why it wasn’t on drudge, who only cares about the almighty click.
youtube video popped up on the first page
Try Google images ‘obama bowing saudi’ and you’ll get plenty of pics.
You are flat wrong. Try googling “Obama bows Saudi” I did, and found it immediately.
Try Obama grovelling, grovels
I just entered obama bowing to saudi king in google and got an appropriate response.
I got it on google. msnbc has an article.
I'm a Mac!
Works for me. The drop-downs work as well.
I tried obama bow....it worked for me!
I tried “obama kisses saudi ass” and I got tons of returns also.
use goodsearch to do your searches
I repeated your experiment, same results, except images #12 and #13 were indeed 0 bowing to Faud when I did an image search.
It may not be such a common search phrase, yet.
I searched Obama bowing and got quite a few results
Yes. “obama bowing saudi “brings up plenty of hits on Dogpile. Although Dogpile searches several different search engines, including Google, I never go to Google. Only Dogpile.
You must have had a dream, never happened Number Six, go back to sleep, everything will be ok in the morning. Be seeing you.
.....34,500 hits for obama saudi suckup...with the pics!
Do you have a link to the MSNBC article? I searched Google news, and I didn't find such an article. The closest that I could find were some comments about the bow which were posted as replies to some MSNBC articles.
Thanks in advance...
Bush kissing Abdullah works! Must be a conspiracy! Think it will take a bit until it will start to autofill.
we need to do a full size cut out for the Tea Parties ,of obama groveling and bowing to that monarch, but with an opening as is done in fairs of the monarchs face so that we as citizens can insert our faces and have a picture with Obama taken.
I just did a search using ‘obama bow saudi’ 333,000 hits came up. 4:55 4/6/09
More hysterical ravings from someone who can’t use The Google. Because you can’t use it, it must be a conspiracy!
works in Yahoo!, which is why I don’t google.
I use the googlw tool bar and I found what you mean: it will not suggest ‘obama bowing’ — interesting.
I did find some stories though.
I’m wondering if his brower is set to “Stune”.
I didn’t use “Obama bowing Saudi” and I should have. My mistake.
I cant find it either.....
No, not hysterical rantings. Just an observation. I didn’t put in as much info as some others did. My mistake.
Gee, it couldn’t have anything to do with Eric Schmidt the CEO of Google attending one of the Bilderberger meetings. I do not believe in this whole one world conspiracy the media keeps talking about. Even if the media says its true it still can not be true. Hold on I have a call coming in from the ghost of George Orwell.
Do you know about weighting and such? How search engines work?
... which sounds like Bigfoot's Arab cousin.
It doesn't appear to be edited.
Yep - that’s what I’ve learned from this thread. I thought the broader the search the better, but narrowing the search is more effective. Thanks.
I just used google and typed in “Obama bows to Saudi King” and got tons of places including the YouTube of it?
Not only that, but when I entered the search words and got as far as "obama bowi__" it filled the rest in to make "Obama bowing".
Give it a shot and see what you get.
That is one reason I avoid Google. I use Clusty and “Obama bowing” gets the video.
First picture, I'm a PC
try “obam bows to king”
6,450,000 hits for Obama bow.
Maybe the message to you is to stop letting Google think for you!
I searched for it earlier as “YouTube Obama bows.”
It’s still there under that search:
(Bad language warning....not suitable for playing in a work or family environment)
Sucks to be limited that way I'll bet.
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