Is Wikipedia Foreshadowing Tim Kaine as Clinton's Pick for Vice President? - 2016-07-22

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F374.png Is Wikipedia Foreshadowing Tim Kaine as Clinton's Pick for Vice President? July 22, 2016, Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic

In 2008, after John McCain's surprise announcement that he had selected Sarah Palin as his running mate, The Washington Post reported an intriguing coincidence: Leading up to the announcement, Palin's Wikipedia page had seen more than 65 edits over the course of the day.

Can Wikipedia edits reveal something similar in this election? Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her VP pick in the coming days—or hours. Which potential candidates have seen the most edits to their Wikipedia pages this week?

Let's review.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | first = Robinson | last = Meyer | author2 = Graham Starr | title = Is Wikipedia Foreshadowing Tim Kaine as Clinton's Pick for Vice President? | url = https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/07/is-wikipedia-foreshadowing-clintons-vice-presidential-pick/492629/ | work = The Atlantic | date = July 22, 2016 | accessdate = July 8, 2020 }}