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McCain: Upload Your Joe The Plumber Video

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

When it comes to Joe The Plumber, it will get worse before it gets better. The McCain campaign is not letting Joe go. On Monday, in fact, McCain lau...

McCain Computer Ignorance Raises New Questions: Can His Injured Hands Type?

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Granger

The debate about McCain's computer literacy has returned and is now focusing attention on the Senator's physical fitness, with bloggers circulating reports that McCain's war injuries prevent him from using a computer keyboard.

Predicting Obama's Invesco Memes

David Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Weinberger

This might be one: "John McCain will use images of this event against us. When he sees tens of thousands of Americans eager to participate, he sees celebrity. As I look out tonight, I see democracy."

Presidential Tech Policies: Embrace The People Versus Ignore Them

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

Obama sees the Internet as a means to clean up Washington. The McCain/Bush camp sees the Internet as a threat that might make them accountable. Which vision do you you prefer?

McCain Tries To Show Internet Savvy With Tech Plan

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Under fire for being a technophobe, John McCain will unveil a technology agenda that bundles previously announced pro-business proposals with continue...

Techies Try To Help McCain Catch Up

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's low comfort level with the Internet, a technology familiar to 73 percent of American adults, poses a political problem for his campaign ...

Why McCain's Internet Ignorance Matters

Washingtonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There's been a lot of conversation in the presidential race so far about the impact of the Internet. From online videos and online fund-raising to soc...

Jason Linkins

Barackbook: McCain Continues To Struggle With Internet Traditions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Well, it didn't take long before the lames behind this attempt at parody took down the discussion boards on the BarackBook's functioning Faceb...

McCain Makes Historic First Visit to Internet

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

McCain aides said that the senator's journey to the Internet will span five days and will take him to such far-flung sites as Amazon.com, eBay and Facebook.

Nico Pitney

McCain: I'm 'Learning To Get Online Myself'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The good news: John McCain is in fact aware of the Internet. From today's New York Times interview: Q: What websites if any do you look at regularly...

Campaign Internet Strategists Clash At Web Conference

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Granger

"McCain doesn't use a computer. I mean, I would try explaining email, Facebook, Twitter -- massive social movements -- to your grandmother and ask her to apply that to governing and see if that would work for you."

The Online Battle: Can McCain Compete With Obama?

Politico | BEN ADLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When John McCain, 71, wanted Barack Obama, 46, to join him at a series of town hall meetings, he dispatched a messenger to hand-deliver the invitation...