Google Searches Spike: ‘How Can I Move to Canada?’
It looks like a large portion of Americans are looking to escape Donald Trump’s America and flee to Canada.
According to Google, a lot of Americans are searching for, “How can I move to Canada?”
“Searches for ‘how can I move to Canada’ on Google have spiked +350% in the past hours,” tweeted Simon Rogers, the search engine’s data editor, Tuesday evening alongside the hashtag #SuperTuesday.
The Hill reports:
Trump dominated on Super Tuesday, the biggest date of the Republican presidential primary so far. He won seven out of a possible 11 contests. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) won three states, and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) took Minnesota.The outspoken billionaire also commanded attention on Google and Twitter before ballots were cast.
Trump dominated about 79 percent of Google searches about the GOP presidential field before votes started rolling in, and he took roughly 80 percent of mentions on Twitter in the same time frame.
The real estate tycoon leads his GOP presidential primary rivals by nearly 16 points, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls before Tuesday night’s contests.
Trump’s success in polls and voting booths is not resonating with all Americans, however.
The New York Daily News on Wednesday published a cover story offering a guide for Americans “fleeing” the U.S.
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