Satire and the ’08 Campaign

Written by Terry Flew on November 5, 2008

Delighted to see Barack Obama win the US Presidential election. This is an election campaign that will be studied at a lot of levels for a long time. In fact, Barack Obama fought two tough campaigns, with the Democratic Party nomination against the wily and well-organised Clintons preceding the Presidential battle. At a first pinch, some of the lessons I would take form it for any future political campaigns are:

The use of the Internet and particularly Web 2.0 technologies;
The opportunity

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