Most of the Web-savvy population probably got a good chuckle during Friday night's presidential debate, when President George W. Bush referred to the "Internets" instead of its proper usage as a singular noun. Coming just days after Vice President Dick Cheney goofed by sending folks over to FactCheck.com instead of FactCheck.org during his own debate, one may wonder if the Republican National Party even understands the online world.
Trust me. It does. When the party launched an affiliate program through ValueClick
It doesn't matter where your political affiliations lie. Cheney and John Edwards already had a battle of words over eBay
What does this mean? Does this mean that such Internet giants as Yahoo!
Both parties realize that campaign-trail rhetoric may be good for a sound bite here and there, but herding potential voters to their sites produces a captive audience and a forum to fully dissect their rival's shortcomings while fleshing out their platforms.
So maybe we can learn to forgive Bush's "Internets" slip. It's such a powerful force this year that it almost feels plural. Perhaps?
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Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz still hasn't made up his mind as to who gets his vote next month, but he will vote. He does not own shares in any companies mentioned in this story.