Via The nation’s Facbeook users focus on Scott Walker, Paul Ryan, Mary Burke @ JS All Politics Blog.
A former Trek Bicycle executive alleging Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke was fired from the firm has a Facebook page filled with postings that refer to President Barack Obama in crude terms, call the first lady a man and liken Obama’s “hope and change” campaign slogan to a Nazi swastika. Via Democrats pounce on Burke…
Via Facebook fault lines among Walker and Burke supporters @ JS Wisconsin Voter Blog.
Criminal arrest reports are often followed by snarky, insulting and downright racist comments about those who have been taken into custody. You also have cases of people making wild accusations that–because of the forum–get equal billing with the actual facts of a case. Via The New Media Problem @ My Two Cents.
Via “The great promise of YouTube was its ability to cut out Hollywood-style intermediaries…” @ Althouse.
Tweeted Ricky Gervais, after a big naked-celebrity security leak at iCloud. Via “Celebrities, make it harder for hackers to get nude pics of you from your computer by not putting nude pics of yourself on the computer” @ Althouse.
My ban from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page is now the third such ban handed down on me by conservative candidates for office. Dan Sebring banned me from his Facebook page several years ago after I dared question him about his views, and former Democratic State Senator Jeff Plale not only banned me…
Via “This is what happens when you think you are more intelligent than the Internet.” @ Althouse.
Via So Does Cincinnati-Based Scripps Family Need Right Wisconsin, Charlie Sykes? @ The Political Environment.
Via Sarah Palin TV @ Althouse.
Via Twitter reacts to the Bucks’ selection of Jabari Parker @ JSOnline.
Google must fend off websites that game its ranking system, but did Metafilter get caught in the crossfire? Sad! I don’t think there’s anything on line that I’ve been as devoted to for as long as Metafilter…. Via Did Google screw Metafilter? @ Althouse.
Via Whatever happened to Vox and FiveThirtyEight? @ Althouse.
Via “Microsites” pop up in governor’s race @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via You Won’t Believe These Mockups of How Websites Today Would Have Reported the Monica Lewinsky Scandal @ Althouse.
Via A long NYT obituary for someone whose accomplishment lay in the field of editing Wikipedia @ Althouse.
Via Is Drudge amusing you or scaring you with his “UN: No One Will Be Spared”? @ Althouse.
To further strengthen our outreach, we’ve been training Party activists and volunteers across Wisconsin on how we can spread our message online. By visiting wisgop.org, you can sign up to receive our updates on how you can make a difference in your own circles. Via Enhancing Our Presence Online @ WISGOP.
Loathsome as ever. Via He’s back @ Cognitive Dissidence.
But Rep. Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) and Rep. Garey Bies (R-Sister Bay) are proposing a ban on those demands. Via Lawmakers taking up bill on social media privacy @ JS All Politics Blog.
It’s easier to link to some paywalls (NYT) over others (WashPo). Via Why I pay to get through the paywall at the NYT but not the Washington Post @ Althouse.
Prognosticating blogger Nate Silver leaves NYT for ESPN. Via Nate Silver Leaves The New York Times @ CAFFEINATED POLITICS.
Sec. Napolitano may be leaving Homeland Security, but she’ll not be forgotten. [It’s hard to argue with Althouse’s pick for the best of Drudge’s banners-ed.] Via The top 12 “Big Sis” banners from Drudge @ Althouse.
Extremists fight to ban opposing points of view on Facebook. Via Via Knot Their Facebook @ Cognitive Dissidence.
Not quite Bartlett’s, though, Via Man’s Ear Bitten Off; Mike Tyson is Not a Suspect @ Waukesha Patch.
Matthew Rothschild speculates: The Republican legislators were retaliating against the center because of a blockbuster story by Bill Lueders, its “Money and Politics” project director. Among the fantastic stories Lueders has produced was the one he broke about State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser (a former Republican Speaker of the Assembly), who tried to choke…
But then, if they didn’t want to hear about the show, what were they doing on Twitter afterward? Via Aaron Rodgers gets Twitter hate for Game of Thrones spoiler @ JS Packers Blog.
The GOP’s budget motion was a vindictive attack on a journalistic operation on ideological grounds. Does that sound slightly familiar? At a time when conservatives should be embracing government restraint, the motion combines some of the worst aspects of the IRS and DOJ scandals – using government to punish those perceived as political enemies combined…
But if he is, then it’s because he thinks that blogger Ed Garvey’s question about how much Tate makes as WisDems chair is out-of-bounds. Garvey has a reply: No, Mike, I am not picking on you. I am just asking you to tell us how much the party will have to pay the next chair…
…for use of Facebook. Via Packers rank fourth among NFL in use of Facebook @ Journal Sentinel.
Former gubernatorial candidate and attorney Ed Garvey retires from the practice of law tomorrow. Bit he’s still much work ahead… Via Retire? @ GarveyBlog.
Someone has hopes for advertising. Via Born to Sell? Patch Wants to Talk to You @ Brookfield Patch.