Sunday, July 14, 2013

Google USA and Google France on Their Respective National Holiday Commemorations — Spot the Difference

In France, at least, this is what Google's doodle looks like on Bastille Day.

Compare with Google USA's Fourth of July doodle — praised at the link for being so avant-garde as to be (wait for it) "uncontroversial."

Moreover, Google's dogs on a trip theme leads Chris Matyszczyk to mock Mitt Romney's dog-on-the-roof story (regarding a politician no longer in the national news) — all the while ignoring Barack Obama's dog-for-supper story (regarding a politician still very much in the national news).