Fred! Said to Be a Lazy Bum by MSM?
I'm amused by all the grumbling going on about Fred! making use of all the technology available to get his campaign going. It began after his immediate video response to Michael Moore and has been building since.
'Oh, he's too laid back and lazy. He's going to rely on the internet rather than go stumping in these podunk towns. He's just phoning it in via YouTube, etc. etc...'
OK, so maybe I was hallucinating when I read all about how "hip and cutting edge and 21st century" all the Donk candidates were back in '06 who were making full use of the power of the innernet tubes to get their message out. Seems to me the media was just peeing their drawers over how innovative and cool that was.
Or was that just on another planet?
Funny. If you're a Lib candidate and you have a myspace page, a hip website and some blogs and bloggers to carry your water and folks to create and upload campaign vids for you to various video outlets to increase your visibility and you're under the age of 45, then you are so internet savvy and in tune with modern society and single handedly changing the way political campaigns are done in America. You're harnessing the 'power of the internet'. We are to stand in awe of your cleverness.
BUT, if you are a Conservative candidate (and an old geezer one at that!-according to them) and you do the same friggin' tactics, well, then you're just a lazy ol' coot who would rather hide behind a keyboard than stump in public and can't be takened seriously.
Just for the record, it seems that Fred! has been making quite a few public apperances as of late.
I'm just glad he's finally got the website up. Now I have an address to send the check to!