Googling Toronto: Rob Ford Edition
Since the summer of 2010, Toronto’s political discourse has remained cranked at eleven. And while our new mayor isn’t completely to blame, he’s lit more than his share of fires.
But just what kind of impact is this new climate having on Toronto’s online presence? To answer this tough question, we consulted the most important research tool at our disposal: Google Suggest—the handy search function best known for showcasing our collective stupidity.
To Govern, or Not to Govern
Mayor Ford Remains As Divisive As Ever
Which is to say: extremely.
Bonus Points for Consistency?
But hey, as we know, Torontonians only care about the issues that matter…
They Call It Subway Love
We’re also in no way fixated on subways.
Umm… didn’t you read the search results above? It’s subways or nothing!
Has That Much Really Changed?
At least we’re still the same old awesome boring shithole where NBA stars can hook up with strippers.
…In 2009, when we last examined Google Suggest’s Toronto results, we were just cold.