Six months ago, we went out on a limb and endorsed Barack Obama and John McCain as the most tech-friendly candidates of each political party. McCain clinched the Republican nomination long ago, and now with Obama as the presumptive nominee for the Democrats, those endorsements are getting some renewed attention. Today, the LA Times wrote a lengthy article on Michael and his efforts to make technology policy part of the national debate.
The story also notes:
Arrington also claims the distinction of predicting the presumptive nominees from both parties back in January when the outcome was far from certain.
So you see, we’re not always wrong.
Seriously, if you are interested in the behind-the-scenes story of how we got Obama, McCain, John Edwards, Mitt Romney, Mike Gravel and Dennis Kucinich to answer serious questions about technology from a blog, read the article.
And, more importantly, now that the general election has started, what should we push the candidates on next?
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