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Americans asked Google a bunch of unintentionally funny election questions this week

Toobin, Corn Pop, and the five freedoms.

After a wild week with dueling presidential town hall events and a Supreme Court nominee push only weeks before the election, our Google searches were pretty wide-ranging and involved some scandals and gossip.

For the week of Oct. 15 to Oct. 23 here were some of the top questions for Google’s search engine.

1. Who is Jeffrey Toobin?

When Zoom and an “accidental” exposure/masturbation incident collide, people want to know the details. Political commenter and contributor to CNN and The New Yorker Jeffrey Toobin was on a work call with the New Yorker and WNYC radio when, he later said, he thought he was off camera, so he got to some pressing, uh, personal business. He wasn’t. Now the magazine has suspended him and CNN has given him some time off.

2. Who is Corn Pop?

“Corn Pop” came up most recently in 2017 when now Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden talked about a gang leader he confronted when he was a 19-year-old lifeguard in Delaware. That…

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