October 5, 2008

Worst search UI ever

On the whole, the Barack Obama campaign has been very internet-savvy. Maybe their web site JohnMcCainRecord.com is yet another example of same. But to my eyes, it has such an appallingly bad search interface that people going to the site are apt to be annoyed. To wit:

And then, of course, there’s the funny stuff. For example, if you search on foo, you are taken to Rural Issues.

In general terms, I like the idea of the site. But absent some serious changes, JohnMcCainRecord.com should not have a search interface.

Edit:  More here in my post on The Obama campaign’s Search Engine to Nowhere


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