March 05, 2008

My _Guardian_ column on lessons from the "Draft Lessig" campaign

"In politics, being determined counts more than being online"

"The role of intellectuals in politics is an age-old issue"

More relevantly, "a healthy respect for all previous failure is sometimes a prerequisite for any success".

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By Seth Finkelstein | posted in politics , press | on March 05, 2008 11:59 PM (Infothought permalink)
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quoth: "Perhaps most instructive, in an ironic way, the final decision against seeking office relied not on any wisdom from the citizen audience, but on expert advice from professionals in political campaigning."

I may have made a similar point somewhere. :-)

Posted by: Jon Garfunkel at March 9, 2008 04:55 PM