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Democrats Take Early Lead in Web 2.0 Race

But GOP Is Catching Up as Both Parties Realize MySpace and Other Social-Networking Sites Can't Be Ignored

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Two weeks ago, in a 38-second YouTube video, presidential hopeful Fred Thompson chomped smugly on a cigar and issued a scathing, belittling response to Michael Moore. Web audiences on the Republican side seemed thrilled that one of their potential candidates showed off some Web 2.0 skills. But Mr. Thompson's savvy could be seen as a rare standout on the Republican side. Even Republican supporters concede that the Democrats have the upper hand in Web 2.0, which has become the Democratic version of talk radio. Read the whole story.
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