Wednesday, December 14, 2005


The Globe and Mail offers the explanation as to why the NDP doesn't have an official party blog:
While some NDP candidates have blogs, the party opted against a general election blog, because it didn't want something that didn't look sincere, said party spokesman Brad Lavigne.

"The Web world is a particularly savvy one and I think visitors can smell bogus blogs a mile away," Mr. Lavigne said.
Which is fair enough to a point, particularly given the entirely justified criticism of the Cons' list of talking points masquerading as a blog. But then, there was no need to make a blog insincere in the first place. And it's a shame that it's the Libs who picked up on that fact first.

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