Monday, March 16, 2009

Bracing for a bailout backlash...it's already here

I know some of our governmental officials both elected and appointed like to diminish the power of the blogs, but when I read, Bracing for a Bailout Backlash in the New York Times this morning, there were very few of us online that supported the bailout. Many bloggers posted against it, many of their readers agreed with them. Those who felt the bailout was a good idea, were in the minority...

Once upon a time, when a story was written online by a news source and there was the ability to comment, the Obama supporters came out in huge numbers, bashing the former president and expressing their belief that things would change. Now when you read comments that's not happening anymore. There are still a few, but many are expressing disappointment. I don't think all of those who did present their pro-Obama positions online have changed their minds to the point that make up the largest number of those speaking out against him, but I do think that they have lost some of their desire to defend him online. That should worry them, considering how dedicated some of these supporters were...

2 comments:

J. Rowsey said...

Every day it seems like we are spending several more hundreds of billions of dollars on something. I don't think that the human mind can really comprehend such large numbers.

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