Heh. Received the following press release from the DNC:
DNC Launches McCainpedia
Groundbreaking Online Tool Puts McCain’s Record In the Hands of Millions…
WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee today launched McCainpedia, the latest in a series of powerful and groundbreaking online tools designed to further engage the American people in the political process this election by providing greater access to information and resources and making them easily accessible. McCainpedia is an electronic encyclopedia that provides the opportunity for anyone, anywhere to review the raw facts and research of John McCain’s record and then use it or share it in any way they choose.
By visiting http://www.mccainpedia.org, people will be a mouse-click away from the DNC’s research on John McCain. Users can easily find and share information on a specific issue or use the data to create flyers, blog posts, or YouTube videos. McCainpedia follows FlipperTV, a unique online video tool launched in November of 2007 that allows users to watch, download, and use video taken by Democratic trackers of John McCain directly from the campaign trail.
McCainpedia is launching with an extensive collection of articles divided into broader categories such as domestic issues, economy, ethics, security, and social issues. Its wiki interface cross references topics, making it possible for users to search and explore inter-connected subjects easily and quickly, for example clicking through to detailed articles on “disclosure” when the word comes up in an article on the economy. McCainpedia also integrates FlipperTV and YouTube video alongside the text-based research. The library of articles will continue to grow and will be updated throughout the campaign in real-time.
“While the base of the Republican Party continues to shrink, Democrats are growing our ranks by trusting the American people with the facts of John McCain’s own record,” said Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean. “McCainpedia provides the kind of transparency that John McCain would rather avoid and empowers millions of people to review McCain’s inconsistencies and make up their own minds about Senator McCain. Whether he’s promising to keep our troops in Iraq for 100 years, embracing lobbyist advisors, or going back on his own principles, McCain’s own words and his own record make it clear he’s the wrong choice for America’s future.”
Remember folks, use our Internets resources wisely. Heh.