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Tea Bloggers Astro-Turf The Internet

Politics and Technology Blog has come up with a new one – a recruiting poster for paid political bloggers for the right…

Mercenaries

Mercenaries

That’s right – folks paid to spam the blogsphere.

There’s a company called Advantage Consultants that’s offering up “professional blog warriors” to “flood the zone” with comments. In short, astro-turf trolls for the blogsphere.

Click to zoom on their ad at right, but here’s the text:

Are you ready for a blog attack? Get ahead of your opponent with Professional Blog Warriors.

Be prepared to “flood the zone” with comments from professionals who are ready to put your talking points on the blogosphere 24/7.

Whether it’s defense or offense, Advantage Consultants has a dedicated team of experienced blog warriors ready to advance your candidate or campaign.

Why wait for the attack? Launch your attack with a battery of blog and forum comments aimed at all media and blog sites in your district.

Contact us today and let us show you the Advantage in professional blog warfare.

Advantage Consultants is owned by Doug Guetzloe, a former aid to Florida Governor Crist, long term Republican Party Operative, and right wing radio host. His bio can be found here. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 10, 2009 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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Tea Baggers… Meet The Union

Republicans are keeping up with their campaign to disrupt and harass Democrat legislators attempting to meet with their constituents in Town Hall Meetings. Members of the SEIU Union were present to represent their interests in supporting Health Care Reform. The result was a clash –

There is no video evidence of who may have thrown the first punch, but at least one hired Tea Bagger is complaining of a beat down.

Kenneth Gladney, 38, a self identified black Republican from St. Louis who¬† said he was attacked by some of those arrested as he handed out yellow flags with “Don’t tread on me” printed on them. He spoke to the Post-Dispatch from the emergency room on Thursday night at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, where he said he was awaiting treatment for injuries to his knee, back, elbow, shoulder and face.

“It just seems there’s no freedom of speech without being attacked,” Gladney said. On Friday, he said he had been hired by the Tea Party folks to hand out the flags and added: “I was attacked for something I believe in.”

It would appear Mr. Gladney decided to prostitute his race by providing some otherwise missing “color” to the Tea Bagger mini-riot, for money. It now is evident that the Tea Baggers, stung by criticisms of racism, are hiring local maladjusted black folks to provide some black faces in their audiences for cover. In view that their modus operendi is to violently disrupt and prevent American Citizens from meeting peacefully and discussing issues with their representatives… Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 8, 2009 in The Post-Racial Life

 

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