election day! (does ned lamont have a myspace?)

November 7, 2006

today is election day, 2006. i’m sitting in the lamont campaign headquarters in meriden, ct and a teenage girl just leaned over and asked an older volunteer, “does ned lamont have a myspace?” he responded, “probably!”

the campaign of lamont was born in the blogosphere. it’s there that angry CT voters gathered first in opposition to incumbent joe lieberman. it’s there that his support is still strongest. it makes sense too. the future of news, technology, jobs, etc. is online. why shouldn’t the future of politics and campaigning be online too? whether lamont and his foreward thinking media campaigners take office and help pave the way for the government on the internet remains to be seen.

the folks here, volunteers and workers alike, are optimistic. they have to be.

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3 Responses to “election day! (does ned lamont have a myspace?)”

  1. Courtney would want you to capitalize sentences. Won’t you please honor our Blessed Mother?

  2. PS: Only say this because you write well, but make it hard for old ladies to read with the non-caps. [This concludes the crone’s squawk for the semester.] Onward, Miss K!

  3. Declan said

    Anyone else having bother with myspace or is it just my pc?
    Last couple of days it seems it wont let me download any song from anywhere.
    Anyone having same bother – or anyone how to sort it?

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