David Weinberger announces he’s joined Howard Dean’s campaign:
I now have an official title — “Senior Internet Advisor” — so I figure I should come out of the closet entirely.
I was going to leave this comment on Weinberger’s blog, but thought better of it:
It’s great that you’re advising Dean on the Internet, David, as he clearly needs to understand it.
Now the question that pops into my little mind is: “who’s advising you?”
That would have been rude, of course. But the point is that Weinberger, as a card-carrying, charter member of the Larry Lessig “End of the Internet” club has consistently demonstrated a lack of understanding of what the Internet is, how it’s put together, and where it’s going. In this job, that’s not a disadvantage, as all he needs to do is rail against Big Everything to advance the Little Guy’s campaign.
So good luck to all concerned.
3 thoughts on “And who’s advising Weinberger?”
Thanks for the advice, Richard.
Any time, David. One thing I should clarify: don’t rail against Big Government; it’s sacred.
Am I the only one who doesn’t get the comparisons between Dean and McGovern. McGovern, however you evaluate him, at least stood for something. He was a true liberal. Dean just seems like an opportunist to me–a truly forgettable man.
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