Recently, SEW Expert Erik Qualman examined Google Insights for search trends related to newly announced Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin. Like Barack Obama, being unknown sends people a-searching on the internet.
Microsoft's xRank sorts hot searches by categories. The current categories are Celebrities, Musicians, Politicians, Blogger and Olympics.
Here's a screenshot of the Politicians page for this week:
The Yahoo Buzz Index has categories, but not one for politics. Here's a general look at the top searches:
What do you think of xRank and Buzz Index? Let us know in the comments.