By the page views, it was obvious that content related to Trump-bashing wasn't pulling in as many eyeballs. For one kind of post, the count had gone from about 4000 in six hours to about 40 during the same timeframe.
So, the moment of truth came: I had better move on to other topics. Sure, I can still try out a bash piece. But it better have a fresh angle. What would that be? I have yet to figure it out.
What subject matter is currently clickbait?
Well, the hearing for a new trial for prep school sex offender Owen Labrie is of great concern to readers.
Always of interest are lawyers who get into the soup. So, there was plenty of gawking at University of MN law professor Francesco Parisi. He had been arrested for what law enforcement can't decide yet.
And, surprisingly, my personal story of being discriminated against in Tucson, Arizona for being Jewish has been a hit on LinkedIn Updates. The hook, I think, is that I'm not Jewish.
When we are not doing digital, our in-person conversations also have less to do with Trumpism.
For me, it's back to worrying about weight and wrinkles. Regarding the former, I weighed myself for the first time since election night. As for the latter, I pondered if I should sock away funds for a vacation cottage or some "work."
Will there be Trump Moments in the future? Likely. But they will probably not bring in the page views as when he was our shiny new toy.
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