Sunday, March 04, 2007
Blogosphere: Facebook this!
...Joe Trippi, the internet-savvy campaign manager of Democrat Howard Dean's 2004 White House bid, said there was no way the Obama campaign alone could have organized an event that drew 3,000 at such an early stage in the campaign. ..... Dean, a former Vermont governor, powered his way into contention in 2004 with his use of then-innovative blogs and other internet tools to raise money and create a buzz around his candidacy, then faded after the primary voting started. "Today there are 55 million blogs, social networking tools available to the campaigns," Trippi said. "I envy them." ... (Concord Monitor) AP article by Donna Cassata