My current favorite for the Democratic nomination, Governor Howard Dean, is guest weblogging over at Lawrence Lessig’s weblog for the week. Go over and read Dean’s first entry if you have a moment. Dean’s comments are interesting and relevant in the context of Lessig’s weblog, they are also further proof that weblogs are net_people.
Read it again.
What’s it sound like?
It sounds like a presidential candidate who is delivering a targeted message at specific demographic. While it’s informative, it lacks humanity… a personal voice. Dean transforms Lessig’s informative legal weblog into a platform for political shenanigans. While Lessig is free to do whatever he damned well pleases with his weblog, I would like to see Dean embrace the opportunity differently.
Governor Dean… What’d you have for breakfast? Ever talked with Bill Clinton? How does the deregulation of media ownership affect your personally? Do you sleep on your side or on your back? Do you listen to the Dixie Chicks? No, who do you listen to? Do you have high speed internet access? A cell phone? Do you swear? Fuck, yeah.