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Daily Kos is flirting, once again, with having its best month ever in terms of unique visitors:

Daily Kos quantcast chart showing massive growth
That's a hekuvalot of energy represented in that one graph. And while I love it, I love seeing the malaise and decline in right-wing online sites even more. Head below the fold for some fun charts!


Drudge Report, still pretty big, but down a third from its peak, and the trend is unmistakable:
Newsmax doesn't let Quantcast directly measure its traffic, so it's a statistical measure:
Remember Pajamas Media, home of Instapundit?
Pajamas Media
For shits and giggles, here's I love the "Romney is going to win landslide election bump"! Conservatives sure do crave people telling them what they want to hear.
traffic chart of
I tried to look up Powerline's stats. Remember them? They blocked their Quantcast stats. Wonder why... So did Breitbart, by the way. No one blocks their stats if they're growing.

World News Daily is something of a slow fade: traffic chart
Fox News is static. Big, no doubt! But static. traffic chart
You know who IS growing? Glenn Beck's The Blaze:
Traffic chart for the
Also growing massively is IJ Review, which is their version of Upworthy:
Traffic chart for IJ Review
But aside from Glenn Beck and their version of a clickbait site, their overall traffic is suffering. Maybe it means nothing, but I hope it does. Because if it's a proxy for base engagement, it would explain why Republicans are so hell-bent on base mobilization efforts (like suing the president) during an off-year election when their base should already be engaged.
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