Viral Marketing and Social Networking in Political Campaigns and Issue Advocacy
The universe is changed. How many of you on Twitter today were on Twitter when Hillary Clinton started campaigning for the Presidency and the young upstart from Illinois came on the national scene? Be honest. None of you (excepting the IT professionals, of course) had ever even heard of Twitter. And many of you aren’t even there yet. If you joined Twitter in 2008, theTwitter you knew then is already very different than the Twitter we experience today. How many of you were on Facebook? Not nearly as many. Not me.
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Well They Asked For Blood
A proud Rockford College student awaiting my return for the Spring 2009 term by day; an election truth squader and “Moderate Voice” by night. I offer up my take on the matter to the humble bloggers at Redstate. You know, my school is pretty interesting when it comes to politics; I go to school in a state that undoubtedly supports Barack Obama because well it’s | Read More »
How The GOP Can Retake The Majorities
In 1986 I was managing a State Senate primary race in Upstate New York. My strategy was to attack early and often. Two weeks into the campaign I received a call from a member of then Senator Al D’Amato’s staff. I was told that negative campaigns do not work in New York. Only positive campaigns win amongst the GOP party members.This coming from a man | Read More »