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Monday, August 02, 2004

On the electorate

One of the highlights from last week's Democrat Convention, in addition to the narrative behind that famous balloon drop, was the discovery of some excellent weblogs. One of those blogs is the Dowbrigade News. He provides timely and concise analysis of what's happening on the political scene. As he notes in an entry today entitled, Changing Political Landscape, regarding the non-bounce or non-boost in John Kerry's poll numbers after giving the speech of his life:

We have created a rowdy, sex-obsessed wired electorate with the attention span of a hyperactive six-year-old. If you want to involve them in the political dialog you are going to have to speed things up considerably, change your vocabulary and use lots of special effects.

Really. Now, what was I doing...

Posted by Marie at August 2, 2004 10:37 PM