Either McCain’s MySpace Page Has Been Hacked, or He’s Taking “Straight Talk” to a New Level

March 27th, 2007

John McCain’s MySpace page took an unexpected lurch to the left today, and TechCrunch has the details. The lesson — don’t annoy a guy who can wreck your online presence…in this case someone who has control over your site’s appearance because you’ve been “borrowing” images hosted on his server. Nice choice of improvements, too:

Today I announce that I have reversed my position and come out in full support of gay marriage…particularly marriage between two passionate females.

Now THERE’S a brave and sensible policy, um, position. Thanks to my friend Seth Horstmeyer for tipping me off. Update: the culprit comes clean.

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  • 1. K Street Cafe » Blo&hellip  |  March 5th, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    [...] And as the campaign worked in other social networks such as Black Planet, they adapted their approach to meet the particular rules, requirements and customs of that site — every network is different and requires a different approach. Of course, it didn’t always work smoothly, as when the professional staff took over a volunteer’s MySpace page early in the campaign and encountered a sharp backlash. But that stumble and any others were only minor hurdles — and unlike John McCain, at least Obama didn’t have his MySpace profile hacked. [...]

  • 2. e.politics: online advoca&hellip  |  June 22nd, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    [...] And as the campaign worked in other social networks such as Black Planet, they adapted their approach to meet the particular rules, requirements and customs of that site — every network is different and requires a different approach. Of course, it didn’t always work smoothly, as when the professional staff took over a volunteer’s MySpace page early in the campaign and encountered a sharp backlash. But that stumble and any others were only minor hurdles — and unlike John McCain, at least Obama didn’t have his MySpace profile hacked. [...]

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