I got this from Dan Grobstein:
- | October 26, 2006
A New Campaign Tactic: Manipulating Google Data
By TOM ZELLER Jr.
Several Republican candidates have also been targeted in a sophisticated "Google bombing" campaign intended to game the search engine’s ranking algorithms.
It seemed like a good idea, so I immediately placed it in the right-hand column of my blog, and also repeated it as the lead item under politics this week. It's a list of mainstream media articles about GOP candidates in close races that places them in the proper context.