internetheaven - 5:04 pm on May 24, 2010 (gmt 0)
How many Adsensers would trash their sites just so people would click on the ads? Very few, and those that did would realise their folly in short order.
Poor organics means long-term decline in traffic.
Google is not a website. Google is a search engine. PPC ads on Google and ads on a website couldn't be more different really. People use Google to find websites related to their query. If the PPC results are relevant then why would a user care that the organics are not top notch? Makes no difference to them. Google only has to maintain the non-commercial organic SERPs which is probably why we're seeing more effort on long-tail matching and freshness.
And for all those continually harping on about "Google is a company and business is business", I agree with arizonadude's sentiment.