Yahoo Top News Trending; Vacuum Cleaners, Not Obama
by Tom McGregor
Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 02:56 AM
You can always count on low-information American voters to pay little attention to the major geo-political issues of the day. Yet, have we Americans stooped to a new low? Just shortly after President Barry Obama gave a speech at the White House on TV to announce that the US military would launch air strikes against Islamist militants in Syria, American internet viewers don't seem to care.
According to the Top 10 Yahoo News trending search engine, vacuum cleaners are creating a bigger buzz on the Web right now than Obama.
As of 4:45 p.m. Beijing-time, September 11, 2014, the Top 10 trending news items on Yahoo are:
1. Kelvin Benjamin 6. Nicki Minaj
2. Keenan Allen 7. Emma Stone
3. Detroit Red Wings 8. Vacuum Cleaners
4. Sean O'Haire 9. Rob Gronkowski
5. 5 Kids Found Dead 10. Alshon Jeffrey
Maybe it's just me, but does anyone else know who Kelvin Benjamin is?