Or: socialists (and the guys at the National Post) not as smart as they think they are.
But this time the lefties are wasting their own money, not yours. Heh!
If you’re interested in “e-lection” (I just made that up) tactics and online campaigning, don’t miss this post by Jago:
The National Post’s Full Comment Blog has stumbled across NDP Google Ads. They’re saying it’s a little bit of a triumph.
When you type in the name ‘Stephen Harper’ or ‘Stephane Dion’ into Google, you will see an ad for the NDP at the top and side of the page.
Hmmm … ever use Google Ads?
An ad with a person’s name in it costs a lot. You have to bid for that ad space. I checked my Google Adwords account. The minimum bid for an ad to appear using the Liberal and Tory leaders’ names as keywords is $12.00.
So that means that whenever you type in Stephen Harper or that other guy — and you see an NDP ad at the top of the page — if you click on it, Google will bill the NDP about $10.
Wow, good thinking NDP — you’re as smart with the interwebs as you are with money. Now do you see why we don’t trust you with the ministry of finance?
Then you get to the NDP page itself, and there’s Jack “My Porn Name Was Moustache Phil” Layton saying something about doing it on the kitchen table. Or maybe I just need more coffee…