Google gives new meaning to Bush's low approval rate

Summary:Teenagers.  There's a lot of things they could be doing on the Net that most parents wouldn't be to crazy about.

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Teenagers.  There's a lot of things they could be doing on the Net that most parents wouldn't be to crazy about.  But mine? He and his friends are telling each other to go to Google's home page, type "failure" into the search box, and click the I'm feeling lucky button.  When my 15 year-old son told me that I'd be whisked directly to George Bush's biography on the official White House Web site, I thought for sure that he and his friends had fallen victim to some ruse.  They didn't.  Google's I'm feeling lucky button takes you straight to the first search result that comes up if you press the normal Google Search button instead.  As of the time this blog entry was published, Bush's official bio on whitehouse.gov is synonymous with "failure" on Google.  I knew Bush's approval rating was going down, but...

Topics: Google

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