'Troopergate' Beats 'Choppergate' in Google

A reader emails the following analysis:

“I noticed that Google’s search technology gives us another way of showing–not that we really need it, though–that Governor Spitzer has lost his PR war with Joe Bruno.

“This argument assumes that the term ‘Choppergate’ is generally anti-Bruno and ‘Troopergate’ is generally anti-Spitzer. Searching pages created over the past year for the words ‘spitzer choppergate’ gives us 95 results, while searching the same period for ‘spitzer troopergate’ gives us about 23,600 results. In Google News, the search results are 10 and 78, respectively.”