Report: Online Obituaries key asset for Obama campaign

CHICAGO – As print newspapers struggle to find readership, the Obama campaign has turned to online media to find those swing voters late in the election. One campaign volunteer stated that the only time he had used a newspaper was to cover a homeless man who was clearly violating the community ordinance about being poor.

Following the great success of the 2004 dive into social media by Joe Trippi, and again in 2008, the campaign feels that there is still much ground left uncovered. So in many key swing states the campaign has deployed the ironically named “death panels” to seek out online obituaries and turn them into Obama voters.

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