Dems Seeking Macaca Moments

Thomas Lifson
The Democrats are organizing an effort to gather and publicize embarrassing moments on the part of Republican candidates. Mike Allen of Politico reports:


THE DNC today opens an "iReport" for politics -- a website that a party official says will be "devoted to citizens uploading content from political events, including audio and video -- a central resource to hold Republicans accountable for misleading claims, lies, and unseemly behavior ... We can't afford to depend on the media or campaign trackers to be present and capture every extreme position taken, ... so this site ... will increase the number of people out there who with nothing more than a smart phone at hand can hold Republicans accountable."

The project website calls this a "grassroots" effort, but it is obviously an Astroturf version of grass, funded and organized from above.

Two can play this game. It is time for the GOP to organize a similar effort.

Hat tip: Ed Lasky
The Democrats are organizing an effort to gather and publicize embarrassing moments on the part of Republican candidates. Mike Allen of Politico reports:


THE DNC today opens an "iReport" for politics -- a website that a party official says will be "devoted to citizens uploading content from political events, including audio and video -- a central resource to hold Republicans accountable for misleading claims, lies, and unseemly behavior ... We can't afford to depend on the media or campaign trackers to be present and capture every extreme position taken, ... so this site ... will increase the number of people out there who with nothing more than a smart phone at hand can hold Republicans accountable."

The project website calls this a "grassroots" effort, but it is obviously an Astroturf version of grass, funded and organized from above.

Two can play this game. It is time for the GOP to organize a similar effort.

Hat tip: Ed Lasky