Posts Tagged astroturfing
Much ado has been generated by this new political phenomenon known as the “Coffee Party.” The Coffee Party is presenting itself as some kind of grassroots, genuine , common-sense response to the hatred, venom, and racism that form the core of liberals attempt to find in the Tea Party. In reality, it is an astroturf pseudo-movement created by an Obama supporter, dedicated to, well, supporting Obama, which has very little real participation but lots and lots of media hype. Read the rest of this entry »
The latest in left-wing astroturfing is targeting conservative talk radio.
I give you Orgainizing for America.
This page at Barrack Obama’s website provides a talk radio show currently on the air and a phone number to reach it. (Clicking a link will give you a new one if you want.) Included are a set of talking points for Obamacare, as well as advice on including a personal sob-story. You then get to “report” your call. (they’re keeping track of this?)
So much for legitimate support for Obama’s health care plan if they’re having to resort to pre-scripted activist callers.