Archive for February 19th, 2010

An Early Peek at the Politics Online Conference

RootsCamp’s surely gonna rock this weekend, but it’s not the only great online politics event sitting on the horizon: be sure to head over to the all-new Politics Online Conference site (big improvement over the old layout, y’all) and check out the initial agenda. Lots o’ great topics, and a clear departure from some of the stuffier panel titles of past years. Nice work, guys! See you April 19th.

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“Call Me Barbara” — Carly Fiorina’s Microsite Adventures Continue, Painfully

Also published on The Huffington Post and techPresident

Not content to have started the “Demon Sheep” meme that gave such joy to so many earlier in the month, California’s Carly Fiorina decided to relaunch her “Call Me Barbara” microsite this week — said “relaunch” apparently consisting of a single Twitter post. But what the heck, it gives us a chance to tear the site to shreds with great glee and no little abandon.

First, just the facts (ma’am). The site’s raison d’ĂȘtre is to highlight incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer’s upbraiding of an Army general for repeatedly referring to her by the female honorific rather than as “Senator” during a hearing — pretty thin gruel for a scandal, though not Boxer’s best moment as an elected official. But thin gruel pretty well defines “Call Me Barbara,” a website that’s as sloppy as it is light on content.

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