Saturday, November 03, 2007

The Politics of Parsing

Pundits are calling it the best political advertisement on the Web.

It's not, but it is certainly one of the best so far, and only the first of what are certain to be hundreds of similar videos if the current front runner remains so.

Best or not, it is a devastatingly accurate portrayal of reality.

It is an incredibly viral tool, which describes the largest real political effect of the Internet. It's an effect that most of the media still regards as only potential. The reality, however, is here now.

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