McCain "Gets" The Internet Thing, Awards Website "Points" To Right Wing Commenters

(image by Driftglass) McCain's website is offering "points" to folks who cut and paste pro-McCain content onto other blogs. Wow, what can I get wit

Commodore McSame by Driftglass http://driftglass.blogspot.com (image by Driftglass)

McCain's website is offering "points" to folks who cut and paste pro-McCain content onto other blogs.

Wow, what can I get with my points, a cabin upgrade for that cruise with Hugh Hewitt? SO not worth it.

MotherJones Blog:

On McCain's "Blog Interact" page, where the candidate's supporters can find recommended blogs of all ideological stripes, the campaign is actually awarding points for trolling.

Help spread the word about John McCain on news and blog sites. Your efforts to help get the message out about John McCain's policies and plan for the future is one of the most valuable things you can do for this campaign. You know why John McCain should be the next President of the United States and we need you to tell others why.

Select from the numerous web, blog and news sites listed here, go there, and make your opinions supporting John McCain known. Once you’ve commented on a post, video or news story, report the details of your comment by clicking the button below. After your comments are verified, you will be awarded points through the McCain Online Action Center.

The site even has "Today's Talking Points" that McCain supporters can cut and paste into the comments sections of liberal blogs.

That's right, computer-savvy Republicans! You can spend your days cutting and pasting comments from McCain.com into Daily Kos for "Online Points." It will be a race to the finish to see if the McCain techs can "verify" your comments before they are troll-rated off the site! So be careful when you visit those "recommended" blogs....

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