Vote different“I made the ‘Vote Different’ ad because I wanted to express my feelings about the Democratic primary, and because I wanted to show that an individual citizen can affect the QuickTimeª and a process…. This shows decompressor are needed to see this picture. that the future of American politics rests in the hands of ordinary citizens. This ad was not the first citizen ad, and it will not be the last. The game has changed.”
People are Participating Online• 1 in 3 US internet users have posted a comment or rated something online.• 1 in 4 have posted a video; 1 in 2 a photo.• 43% have created a social network profile.• 1 in 4 have started a blog; 3 in 5 read blogs; 23% daily.
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“We’ve built a structure that can sustain itself after thecampaign…Volunteers, theybuilt the campaign…people made this structure.”
"Our e-mail list had reached 13 million people. We had essentially created our own television network, only better, because we communicated with no filter to what would amount to about 20 percent of the total number of votes we would need to win...And those supporters would share our positive message or response to an attack, whether through orchestrated campaign activity like door-knocking or phone calling or just in conversations they had each day with friends, family, and colleagues."
"Our e-mail list had reached 13 million people. We had essentially created our own television network, only better,because we communicated with no filter to what would amount to about 20 percent of the total number of votes we would need to win…”
What about changing how Washington works?• Transparency• Participation• Collaboration
I didnt run for President to turn away from these challenges. I didnt run for President to kick them down the road. I ran for President to confront them - once and for all. I ran for this office to rebuild our economy so it works not just for a fortunate few, but for hardworkingpeople in this country....I had no illusions when I took on health care.... I took this up because Iwant to ease the burdens on all the families and small businesses that cant afford to pay outrageous rates. I want to protect mothers, fathers, children from being targeted by the worst practices of the insurance industry.