Thursday, June 12, 2008

Fight the Smears

http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/fightthesmearshome/

Fight the Smears

[Website refutes untrue rumors about Barack Obama.]


http://machinist.salon.com/feature/2008/06/16/fight_the_smears/

Salon
16 June 2008

What's wrong with Obama's FightTheSmears.com

Obama's new site tries to fight ugly rumors by getting people to e-mail the truth to their friends. The strategy could backfire.

By Farhad Manjoo

[...] What's worse, Fight the Smears violates a cardinal rule of rumor-debunking: When you're fighting a lie, don't repeat it. [...]