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So we've been poring over traffic and engagement metrics for Daily Kos. Always one of the most fascinating parts of my job. Here are the top ten most viewed diaries of 2009 per Google Analytics plus the top ten of January 2010.

Check out the lists below the fold:

Top Ten Most Viewed Diaries in 2009

  1. How I lost my health insurance at the hairstylist's by Downtowner
  1. Obama daughter wears t-shirt, Freepers call her ghetto trash by TheHalfrican
  1. MAJOR Death Penalty News out of Texas by JR
  1. Our Amazing First Lady (Hillary & Michelle update) by Sam Loomis
  1. Scalia Owned by Students, Flips Out! by scimitar
  1. The abstinence clowns are FREAKING OUT by Amplify Your Voice
  1. Send Me Everything You Can Find About Glenn Beck by Keith Olbermann
  1. "This is a joke, isn't it?" My Ex-Nazi Father's Reaction to Fox News by MaikeH
  1. Holy Crap!! Franken ANNIHILATES KBR attorney during testimony (w/video) by Brainwrap
  1. Obama's 100 days: Behind the Scenes Photo Essay by indepenocrat

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Top Ten Most Viewed Diaries in January 2010

  1. Minor Update: Question Time by Keith Olbermann
  1. Breaking! Republicans re-discover racism! by MinistryOfTruth
  1. C'mon, Joe, Take the Neutron Bomb to this Filibuster by BruceMcF
  1. The President WAS Warned Of Impending Terror Attack by Turkana
  1. O'Reilly viewers give Obama 94% approval by Deep Harm
  1. My Mom is a Democratic machine operative in Boston - here's her explanation by catlover72
  1. MA report from the ground: Turnout HUGE (with evening update) by firenze
  1. Fox "News" Gutlessly and Unprofessionally Turned And Fled by Turkana
  1. Freak Current Takes Gulf Stream to Greenland by FishOutofWater
  1. The day the Klan messed with the wrong people by gjohnsit

A diverse list for sure. That's what makes this place so much fun and informative.  

Will

Originally posted to Will Rockafellow on Thu Feb 04, 2010 at 06:13 PM PST.

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