A writer for the Denver Westword befriended presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Bill Richardson, Dennis Kucinich, Mike Gravel, Chris Dodd and Barack Obama through MySpace. John Edwards and Joe Biden weren’t so friendly.
From the Westword:
Mike Gravel is the Democratic presidential candidate most hungry for your friendship. Chris Dodd comes close; he’s so desperate, he’ll thank you for being his friend. “Thanks for the add,” Chris’ll say, dropping off a photograph of himself looking like a guy from a hemorrhoid ad before disappearing deep into the Connecticut night. But Dennis Kucinich, he’ll take the time to get to know you. If you say, “Hey, Kuch, guess what televisions shows I like, you old Mayor of Cleveland from 1978-1979, you. I like The Daily Show and The Colbert Report,” guess what Kuch will do? He’ll write you a note that says, “Rock on, man, wooo! Daily Show and Colbert!” Because Kuch is down, as the kids say. He know what time it is.
And how do I know this? How am I so intimately acquainted with the social habits of these esteemed wannabe leaders of the United States of America? The same way people in this generation know anything about anyone: MySpace.