Angela A Thomas

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

July 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

“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:

Tags: youtube · cyberculture · popular culture · politics · memes · media