Colin Delany August 20, 2007

An Early Start to Congressional E-Politics?

A front page story in today’s Post looks at the symptoms of a new malady afflicting the body politic: next year’s race for control of Congress is already running at a fever-pitch, at least in some areas, and we’re still more that 14 months away from the general election. The only arm of the electronic politics arsenal mentioned in the Post piece is everyone’s “favorite” — robocalls — but when television ads are already flying, you can expect websites and online ads to follow close behind. The never-ending campaign moves from presidential politics to the next step down the ladder, with more leaps surely ahead: are hope-filled dreamers of dogcatching glory already preparing YouTube attack ads in every community in America?

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