The presidential debate bump
It’s amazing what a little ol’ presidential debate can do for an obscure blog’s visitor stats. With Romney and Obama together on national TV last night and the cameras giving us mostly close-up shots, viewers had plenty of time to notice the candidates’ lapel pins. For the first time, apparently, many noticed “something” on Mitt Romney’s lapel pin and as it happened, yours truly had two posts on the subject. What luck.
Look what happened to my stats for yesterday:
Sort of blew the roof off my Freshly Pressed blip back in August (Week 33), along with everything else in the quiet history of Pied Type:
Sorry, but I’m sort of a stat whore and I was stunned by this. I could not believe the thousands — thousands — of hits that rolled in last night, almost all of them during the 2-3 hours of the debate coverage. My thanks to every one of those visitors.