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The GOP's digital director
So House Republicans are getting killed in fundraising this year, in large part because they barely understand that thing called "the internet". But never fear, they know a guy.
[National Republican Congressional Committee Chair Greg] Walden pointed to the NRCC’s efforts to hire more digital staff, including some Republicans from California’s Silicon Valley, who can specialize in creating online fundraising tools.

“There are actually Republicans in the Silicon Valley that are high-tech engineers who have now quietly emerged to say we want to help,” said Walden, who declined to give names. “They’re in the witness program and they want to stay there.”

Is that something like Manti Te'o's "girlfriend"? Ha ha ha! So what's worse, the fact that these supposed Silicon Valley Republicans are too embarrassed to say they're Republicans (a problem in its own right, ya know?), or the fact that this dumbass thinks that online fundraising is a function of "knowing a guy" that might or might not exist?

Online fundraising is about aggregating millions of small donors, not pretending they have a totally hot girlfriend living in Canada.

Originally posted to kos on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 08:41 AM PDT.

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