Can Social Media Transform Politics ... and Reboot Texas Republicans?

The Texas Observer | June 17, 2009
Twitter and other social-media tools certainly illuminate the humanity of politicians who make enthusiastic use of the newest technology. But is this kind of social networking politically effective? Does it give Twitter and Facebook followers anything more important than a sometimes-revealing glimpse into their favorite politicians' consciousnesses?

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