Last night onCNN David Gergen, Andrew Sullivan and John King discussed the effect of the internet and specifically YouTube on political campaigns.
In short… You whacky kids and your tubular internets have dragged us into the sewer!
GERGEN: That’s right. And it’s also true, I think because the Internet has no standards of what goes on, what does not go on, that it’s made it easier to put on some really tough stuff on television. They sort of lowered the bar, in effect, of what’s acceptable, because what goes out on the Internet is a lot of sewage sometimes.
KING: Sewage is right. Gentlemen, I want to ask you both to stick around. Much more to talk about.
Oh how I long for the good old days of standards and clean non-sewage political ads and… Lee Atwater