How to (legally*) personally profit from your position as a Presidential Senior Advisor.
Just follow these easy steps! Create AKPD Message & Media, a public relations company that specializes in astroturfing. Attach yourself to the campaign of the candidate that eventually wins the 2008 Presidential election. Disengage yourself from AKPD Media, but under circumstances where the company ‘owes’ you 2 million dollars, which it will then pay back over time (we call this ‘income’). Become a Senior Advisor | Read More »
Joe Trippi confesses sock-puppetry, but not astroturfing for Carolyn Maloney.
If, like Dan Riehl, you were curious at Joe Trippi’s sudden announcement that he had to take responsibility for other people’s sock-puppetry: First, that no matter how long my association with the blogging community in fact because of that long association – it is even more important that I disclose any professional relationship with any candidate or issue I blog about or comment on. [snip | Read More »
Today’s rhetorical question involving the Obama campaign’s involvement in the anti-Palin astroturfing scandal.
What is the relationship between “cnwinner” (or, as Rusty calls him, “Charles N Winner, President of Winner & Associates”), active participant in a fake anti-Palin astroturf scheme, and David Axelrod, noted participant in astroturfing? Before you complain about that last categorization, do read this post from the infamous right-wing rag Mother Jones. Translation: we’re not the only ones who noticed.
Ethan Winner confesses to being Lone Gunman for anti-Palin AIP video.
[UPDATE]: Gimme a break, I had to get this out before I gave my baby a bath. Ethan Winner, obviously. Yeah, actually, it’s kind of important. Full version after the fold, but short version now: PR flack Ethan Allen Winner is now claiming that he lied about Sarah Palin’s AIP affiliation all on his lonesome, and never mind all the other people from his firm. | Read More »
Thanks for confirming Jawa’s post, kids.
This is how you do it. First, you tell people that there’s going to be a story. Then, you give some details. Build a little buzz. After that, you throw down. And, yeah, it’s a doozy. Then you wait for the idiots to panic and start trying to sanitize. (pause) Suckers. Moe Lane PS: Midnight on a Sunday, folks. Midnight on a Sunday. And they | Read More »