I noted in an earlier post that some recent Astroturf had been tracked by this blogger to the Democrat party. I’m worried that it got lost in the mass of updates, so I am noting it again, and doing a step-by-step demonstration of a similar Astroturf job from Organizing for America.
Go to Organizing for America’s web site. There is a page you can use to write letters to the editor.
Fill in the information and it takes you to this page, with some suggested talking points:
Here’s a close-up:
Write your letter, and BOOM! some editor somewhere prints it:
And he’s not the only one, by a longshot.
Again, as noted above similar form at the Democrat party web site
ended up in the Danbury News-Times, the Baytown Sun, the Austin-American Statesman, the San Francisco Chronicle; San Gabriel Valley Tribune; the Tulsa World; the Santa Clarita Valley Signal; The Citizen’s Voice; the Suffolk News-Herald; the Cincinnati Enquirer; Chicago’s Daily Herald; the Cape Coral Daily Breeze; Missouri’s Lake News Online; and the North County Times.
I think it’s worth noting that when the GOP was caught doing this in 2003, the story made the New York Times. (H/t Life Line.)
What will be the media response now?