Scharrison does some welcome digging into the puppet-strings controlling the "Youth for Western Civilization," the student group that invited Tom Tancredo to the UNC campus, which sparked the protest, which led to a bubbling cauldron and embarrassment all around.
And incidentally (from Wikipedia): "Astroturfing is a word in American English describing formal political, advertising, or public relations campaigns seeking to create the impression of being spontaneous 'grassroots' behavior, hence the reference to the artificial grass, AstroTurf."
Monday, April 27, 2009
Astroturfing at UNC-Chapel Hill
Posted by J.W. Williamson at 4/27/2009 09:13:00 AM
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