Australian Politicians Catching Up to the YouTube Campaigning Practices of their US Counterparts

“John Howard pops up in cyberspace to prove that he has caught up the the 21st century” explains some news reporter on the News today.

Malcom Turnbull has a Facebook site and his friends seem to love this photo he posted:

Meanwhile Peter Garret from the Labour party argued back against the PM’s climate change policy with this:

and the party called him out with this:

I think we’re all waiting to see this though – when are our politicians going to really become twisted, repurposed, and memed all over the internet?

As said on one news report this evening, “we’ve got a long way to go if we want to use the same political tactics as the Americans!” – the Obama Girls:

One thought on “Australian Politicians Catching Up to the YouTube Campaigning Practices of their US Counterparts

  1. Now that’s more than I wanted to see of Malcolm Turnbull.🙂
    Makes sense, though. There’s a whole generation of people who’ll write off anyone who’s not doing it, think they’re not savvy enough to represent them. Seems like a stunt, but it was always going to happen.
    Enjoying the blog, btw. Just discovered it.🙂

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