Tulsi Gabbard has been much in the press recently, and that has elevated her to temporary stardom in the Twitterverse. According to data collected via MarvelousAI’s StoryArc platform, Tulsi had a sharp increase in her Twitter mentions from October 18-20th, 2019. On October 19th and 20th, she manages to partially eclipse Donald Trump.
In case line charts are more your jam, here’s the same data but presented in a line graph.
Once Upon a Podcast
This increase in mentions seems to correlate to a recent episode of the podcast Campaign HQ with David Plouffe featuring Hillary Clinton, which was released on October 18th. Several news outlets picked up the story, including; CNN, Vox, and The New York Times.
Digging into October 19th and the links to stories shared via Twitter in more detail, we see that the New York Post eclipses other news outlets.
These two stories…
This appears to be related to the following two New York Post articles:
- Tulsi Gabbard calls Hillary Clinton the ‘embodiment of corruption’
- Hillary Clinton revives allegation that Tulsi Gabbard is Russian plant