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June 01, 2006

 

The Political Power of the Internet

Andrew Sullivan provided an update today to Jonathan Alter's article about the potential political power of the internet. Sullivan noted that:


"Bob Wright describes how a combination of a) a third party in laptop (such as the effort reported by Jon Alter) and b) a timely dropping-out could lead to a quasi-parliamentary negotiated government and radical, elite-driven reforms. ... The semi-paralyzing complexity comes when there isn't one party in a laptop but five of them."


Sullivan is referring to a video discussion between Robert Wrightwood and Micky Kaus on Bloggingheads.t.v. Take a look at their discussion and see whether you can figure out the point that they're trying to make. I hardly can!


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