[FoRK] Politico Quandry
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Wed Oct 31 08:48:52 PDT 2007
On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Jeff Bone wrote:
> Hmm, I don't think there's any clear path for getting the average joe
> from complacency to action on any of those issues. It's sad that
> most of them don't even recognize the issues; even my very-bright
> wife is almost completely disenfranchised / disillusioned when it
> comes to politics; it's challenging just convincing her to go vote
> (for whatever candidate, just do it) in the presidential election,
> much less get involved any more actively. (Cf. "fatalism.") :-(
On a somewhat related note, I think what falls out from Stephen Colbert's
candidacy could be interesting. Bizarre cross of grassroots activism (cf.
Facebook/Million for Colbert) and 4th estate hijinx.
I think if he decided to "mean it" he could cause some serious trouble in
SC, at least.
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