Political Buzz

Talking WA politics.

NOTICE: Political Buzz has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Political Buzz.
Visit the new section.

McKenna’s Facebook foes

Post by Jordan Schrader / The News Tribune on March 27, 2010 at 7:00 am |
March 27, 2010 1:25 am

Is the opposite of a Facebook friend a Facebook enemy?

If so, Rob McKenna has around 18,000 of them.

Protesters delivered to the attorney general’s office Friday a letter representing the people who joined a Facebook group opposing his lawsuit challenging Congress’s health care overhaul, our reporting partner Brad Shannon reports.

They also rolled up a wheelbarrow full of petitions, covered in 20,000 signatures. You remember petitions: the things you signed to make your opinion known in the days before you could just join a Facebook group.

Next up: a pro-McKenna rally at the capitol, organized by the free-market advocacy group Americans for Prosperity. It’s at 11 a.m. today on the capitol steps.

*
The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.