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PdF2008: BREAKING: "John McCain is Aware of the Internet"

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, June 24 2008

Yesterday, things got a bit heated on the plenary session with the presidential campaign internet staffers. Mark Soohoo, the deputy internet director of the John McCain, was defending his boss for not personally understanding how to use a computer. Tracy Russo, Soohoo's counterpart on the John Edwards campaign (where she was deputy director of online communication), took issue with Soohoo, and then the fireworks started. Here's the video:

If you want more background on Russo's thoughts about why it's so important our next president personally understand the new technology, you can read her post for us here. I'm issuing an open invitation to Mark Soohoo or anyone else from the McCain campaign who would like to respond.