Sen. Edwards online

· The Power of Many

Ed Cone analyzes John Edwards’ online effort. He writes that the Web staff is active, serious, and successful (as measured by fundraising and communication)…

But there is no sense here of a revolution, or a movement in which the Internet takes on a mystique of its own. The rhetoric of transformation I heard at Dean headquarters, of power pushed to the edges to create a new type of campaign, is lacking. The candidate, not the online tools, generates the buzz. …

Edwards recently topped the 10,000 mark in Meetup registrations, up five-fold in the last few months, but still well behind John Kerry