Skip to comments.Obama mobilizes rapid response on Web..........(Hello MoonBats, meet the enemy..FREEPERS !!)
Posted on 09/17/2008 9:30:37 AM PDT by IrishMike
Much of Barack Obama's political success can be traced to a database listing contact information for millions of people, a tool that has proved invaluable in raising record sums of money and organizing a national volunteer network.
Now Obama's presidential campaign is increasingly using the list to beat back media messages it does not like, calling on supporters to flood radio and television stations when those opposed to him run anti-Obama ads or appear on talk shows.
It did so as recently as Monday night, when it orchestrated a massive stream of complaints on the phone lines of Tribune Co.-owned WGN-AM in Chicago when the radio station hosted author David Freddoso, who has written a controversial book about the Illinois Democrat.
The latest use of the database, called the Obama Action Wire, is proving yet another new and potentially powerful tactic in the closing weeks of a campaign that has already been dominated by Internet-based messages and media.
The aggressive rebuttals are very much informed by Obama's determination to avoid being victimized by the sort of attacks leveled against Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee stung by TV ads run by a group called Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.
"The Action Wire serves as a means of arming our supporters with the facts to take on those who spread lies about Barack Obama and respond forcefully with the truth, whether it's an author passing off fiction as biography, a Web site spreading baseless conspiracy theories or a TV station airing an ad that makes demonstrably false claims," said Obama spokesman Ben LaBolt.
Sen. John McCain's campaign uses the Internet for fundraising and organization but does not have anything like Obama's alert system to bombard a specific media outlet in real time.
(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...
We should start an Action Wire ping list to counter them and FReep any news articles they hit. If Action Wire posts a link to Obama it, we counter by FReeping it.
Count me in.
Sign me up! I’m loaded for bear, or whatever they are serving up.
God Bless McCain & Palin
Here I thought Hillary was the Evil Empire but she was nothing compared to Obama.
The problem is most of us on the right have jobs!
There, corrected for accuracy...
me too...I’ve been asking for this for a while- we should have access via a password to a list of e-mails to all media outlets and outlines of letters to fire off to the SOB’s in the lib media....
Count me in, too. Who wants to set up the ping list? That’s all it will take...
You can count me in as well!
I am sooooooooooo there!
I’m with ya!!
Don’t forget the kitties...
Author of NY Post article where Hussein NoBama
sand bagged the troops.
What a bunch of whining lighweights.
What about authors who pass off fiction as autobiography, Barry?
If anyone is setting up that ping list, please put me on it.
Are you on the Obama Action Wire list? It’d be very useful to post them as threads as soon as they’re received. People in the media would also have a clearer idea of the fact that Obama is behind the “protests”. They are not spontaneous, individual actions.
I am all in! PING ME! Make my day!
If Action Wire posts a link to Obama it, we counter by FReeping it.
Pinging the lists I have access to for consideration. Suggest others do the same.
Add me to the list.
This is true. I have a job (that eats my brain) and time zone issues, but I'll bet we can still help out somehow.
Count me in, mnehrling.
Sign me up!
Somebody here has a 5 page list on their home page, I saw it today in reference to someone posting on one of the Obama-traitor-postponing troop withdrawal stories. I’ll try and retrace my steps and find it............
there was a list of advertisers in one of the US magazine palin threads just as effective as going after the media is going after the advertisers
and I found this list of email address of the msm
and you can add me to any ping list
I also would love to be on the ping list if someone is starting one! :)
First stop on the Truth Train:
You’re right. Out biggest enemy is the media and they need pounded!
I am with you as much time each day as I can.
Stop number 2:
>>calling on supporters to flood radio and television stations
talk show hosts call them “seminar callers” and can spot
them a mile away. No doubt they get emails or letters
urging them to call talk shows, esp. conservative ones.
“Hi, I started listening to you a few days ago. Really good show! I’m an Iraq war vet and, while I do support my
fellow soldiers, I think we’re heading in the wrong direction. At first I wasn’t going to support Obama but,
well, in the past few weeks he’s really started to connect with me...”
“Hi, I’m a Republican but I really don’t think our
ticket is strong this year. Something Obama said
really caught my interest...”
Sign me up too !!
I did this for the first time ever this week, and encourage everyone else not just think about, but just go do it.
The Obama-maniacs are out there working hard trying to steal this election from us
hi i am a Obama supporter and Uh Uh Uh,,,Look, Uh Uh
Uh, ok look, uh
Stop number 2:
Flood the phones and radio....Where is our MahaRushie
with marching orders....give us the script RUSH!!
Add me, please.
tell me what to say Obama....what do I say...guide me
I'll give them if Rush won't.
—Go to your local office and volunteer to make phone calls for at least 2 hours this week.
—Go next week and volunteer to knock on doors
—Make sure you have a McCain/Palin sign in your yard
—Write letters to local media using specific points on why McCain/Palin would be a better choice.
“...the Obama Action Wire, is proving yet another new and potentially powerful tactic in the closing weeks of a campaign that has already been dominated by Internet-based messages and media....The aggressive rebuttals”
LOL! Those Action Wires are a joke. I listened to both WGN programs were there “action wires” were issued to Obama supports which urged them to call in an complain. It was hilarious. All of the callers sounded like complete idiots. They all read the exact same talking points of the Obama email. And when the radio show host would try to probe a little deeper with simple questions like “can you give me a specific example of where Mr. Kurtz lied?”, the Obamabots would stammer and stutter like fools with no answer except things like “oh, you know what I’m talking about.”
These Obama action wires are a complete joke. I belive they do more harm than good. Well unless Obama is looking to show his lack of support for the first ammendment and if he is looking to show his supporters are fools, then he is succeeding.
Count me in
Right bomber wing ready on the flight deck!
I think all of this is a good idea.We need to consider our upcoming FReepathon and make sure it is fully funded as soon as possible.I am hoping that it doesn’t run into the election in Nov.
ping me. The worst potential disaster that this nation has ever seen cannot become president.
I’m in... someone let me know when this is organized.
I want to keep my constitutional capitalist liberties.
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