One thing I’ve noticed lately is that conservatives love to talk about The Reverend Al Sharpton. After a while, it started to amaze me, mostly because I don’t particularly view him as relevant. It’s no different when liberals obsess about Sarah Palin, to be fair. She’s not particularly relevant to any actual politics. I guess everybody needs a bogeyman.
I finally decided to find out how much people tweeting about the various cable news networks mention Al. For the month of December, through the end of 12/23, here are the counts:
That’s right: Fox News tweeple talk about Al Sharpton more than MSNBC’s tweeps. I guess they just can’t quit Al.