What Herman Cain and Jimmy Carter Have in Common

By Matt Stiles | | Topics: Uncategorized

Apparently there’s a strong correlation between people who search for GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain and those querying for the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library.

Here, for example, is a map of Herman Cain web searches back to 2003, according to Google Correlate

Here’s a map of searches for “Jimmy Carter President Library”: 

Here’s the data on a scatter plot (the circle in the upper righthand corner is Georgia): 

Of course, both men (and the library) reside in Georgia and, until earlier this year, Cain hosted a local talk radio show in Atlanta. So that probably explains the volume of searches in the state. 

Explore Google Correlate, and let me know what you find. 

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