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Thursday, March 31, 2005

Corzine's Matt Stoller

Speaking of the members of the cultural elite blogging - Jon Corzine has hired Matt Stoller for his Corzine Connection website. Doesn’t it make you wonder why a person from outside New Jersey was chosen for this job? It’s hard to believe no one in the Garden State had the necessary qualifications.

Frankly we’re surprised Stoller was chosen by the Corzine campaign. You see Matt Stoller has been on the losing side of every issue and political race he’s touched. Perhaps it’s Matt’s prep school and Harvard University background that impressed someone, because it can’t be his knowledge of New Jersey’s issues, his political insight or writing skills.

Take a look at his previous projects:Wesley Clark for President, The Blogging of the President, Blogging at the DNCC, Simon Rosenberg for DNC Chairman. Somehow we think Stoller will be exposed for the for the self-aggrandizing, condescending, social climber that he most certainly will be exposed to be, sooner or later

And Stoller appraently also has a penchant for dissinforamtion:

ENJOYtheDRAFT.com is the latest creation of DC-based Internet gadfly John Aravosis, 40, and top liberal bloggers Matt Stoller, 26, of BOPNews.com and Kyle Shank, 20, of AmIPatriotic.com. The site is a hard-edged satirical effort to jump start a nationwide debate about the draft, and in the process get out the youth vote for John Kerry.

I've been doing a great deal of messaging work for www.ThereIsNoCrisis.com. The site's been successful, mostly because (a) there is in fact no crisis and (b) people are desperate for reasonable content surrounding Social Security.

So who is Matt Stoller? Well let’s take a look at Stoller on Stoller:

I went to St. Paul's School, a snobby little outfit in New Hampshire with an illustrative history and smart alumni.

Matt Stoller is the producer and cocreator of the Blogging of the President web project, an interactive media series on the ongoing digital transformation of politics and media. The nationally syndicated radio component, broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio in late January, was one of the first attempts to bring the conversation in the blogosphere directly into the broadcast media.

Matt has worked in software product management, holds a BA from Harvard University, and has curly hair and both a love and a fear of dogs.

Stoller on Blogging

Being interesting isn’t easy. You have to have a unique perspective, interesting sources, or the willingness to take risks and pick fights.

One of the things about being brought into the inside, as I would say is happening to me in some small way on the left, is that you can say less of what you know, but you know a lot more. Or, to put it more gently, you have to put out what you know in more narrowly targeted forums. And an email is not quite a Google search away, yet.

Stoller’s Political Insight

How to leverage the fact that Democrats are right on everything. It’s pretty clear that the left is correct on most of the policy issues of our time; we’re smarter, fairer, more thoughtful, and more republican (little r) than the right-wing.

Matt Stoller, who unsuccessfully approached Kerry's campaign in 2003 about creating an online movement, then migrated to the Draft Clark movement and now helps produce a radio show called The Blogging of the President, blames Dean's loss in Iowa on obnoxious supporters wearing signature orange Dean hats.

Matt Stoller — a 2000 Harvard grad who publishes the daily online newsletter the Clark Tribune — kept working to download Clark’s announcement. "He’s really a profound thinker," said Stoller, who seemed slightly out of breath. "His vision and ideas really do motivate the spirit of what works in this country."

I'm fascinated by intrablack politics. As far as I understand it, the civil rights movement was largely a middle class to wealthy affair.

Not Sold on Obama - Barack Obama came in and gave a little speech to the bloggers at the Blogger breakfast. To be honest, I don't get the big deal. I've seen him speak a few times. He seems very charismatic, but I have yet to cross that bridge with him where I feel like he's saying anything really interesting or useful. He's a lot like Edwards - charismatic and demographically useful for the Democrats. But is there there there?

While I didn't have numbers, I was on record two years ago as saying Bush was finished.

Stoller on Republicans
Stoller's Law: No matter how unethical you expect the Republican Party to be, they will not only be worse, but they will shock you with how they exceed your expectations.

The underlying criminality of the right-wing is the most galling component for the left-wing to accept.

Stoller‘s Thoughts on the Rich

While tech millionaires from Google strike me as A-OK, I f*cking hate rich Texans with their fur coats and preening Rolexes wandering around DC for the inauguration. Ugh. T-O-O-L-S!

As you can see, I'm basically a spiteful yet good-natured person. I write angry, and edit happy. And one thing that makes me angry is people who don't deserve immense amounts of wealth and power having it heaped upon them, to both our and their detriment. Yet, it's not that being rich is bad, for it's not. People that build or do cool and innovative and/or productive stuff should be rewarded. Americans know this.

What I actually dislike is not rich people, but elitists in any form. So why not switch from calling it a 'tax cut for the wealthy' to a 'tax cut for the business elite'. Who likes the business elite? No one. So how about it, Democrats? Let's get back to Jacksonian populism, and start attacking their elites.

Stoller On the Issues of the Day

My Chat with George Soros - George Soros is intensely frustrated. I was privileged to be on a conference call with him today.

The Pakistanis have lessened their hunt for bin Laden. Awesome.

I just bought the url www.ChristianTaliban.com. What should I do with it?

On the 2004 Election Results: F*ck the world.

Another stolen election - I think it's time to start realizing that this election was stolen as well.

I'm at the state directors meeting here in Orlando, getting ready to watch the various people give speeches on where they want to take the party. My agenda is to find out what their plan is to get rid of all the dorks in Young Democrats.

I want some amendments to the Constitution. Here are my amendments:

  • No American citizen should ever be allowed to be put to death by the state.
  • American citizens have an inherent right to privacy from the state or corporate bodies.
  • American citizens have the right to a free high school and college education pending sufficient demonstration of public service.
  • The public airwaves must be used to further a diversity of media, and the government must provide universal internet access to all citizens.
  • The electoral college should be abolished in favor of the direct election of the President and Vice President.


At 1:50 PM, Anonymous greg said...


An enlightening piece as usual. Are you even surprised? This should be fun.

At 3:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a pompous ass! Looks to me like this guy hasn't had a real job of any substance, can't hold down a non-paying volunteer job and he's still barely out of college, so where does he get all his money to travel around and be so pompous? Could it be that he's a spoiled little rich kid?!? Don't you just love those spoiled little rich brats who think they're better than the rest of us?

At 9:02 AM, Blogger gigglechick said...

he sounds like a good guy. let it go, buddy.

At 11:57 AM, Anonymous jw said...

Very thorough check on Stoller. I have to ask though, so what? Corzine didn't hire him for his personal beliefs, but his ability and experience regarding online activism. I think you've shown that Stoller has been quite involved since his graduation.

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