By Jason Mattera
In 2008, Barack Obama lobotomized a iteration. for a complete 12 months, in a different way clear-thinking individuals of the main prosperous, over-educated, information-drenched iteration in American heritage fell prey to the most costly, hi-tech, laser-focused advertising and marketing attack in presidential crusade heritage. Twitter messages have been machine-gunned to cellphones at mach velocity. fb and MySpace teams unfold around the web like electronic hearth. YouTube movies that includes celebrities ricocheted around the globe and into students’ in-boxes with devastating regularity. the entire whereas, the mega-money-raising engine whirred like a slot desktop caught on jackpot. the end result: an unthinking mass of younger electorate marched ahead to pick the main radical and untested president in U.S. background. well-known as one of many country’s best younger conservative activists by way of Human occasions, Jason Mattera created an online sensation with ambush video interviews that revealed clueless younger liberals and crafty Democratic officers. Now he unearths the jaw-dropping lengths Barack Obama and his allies in Hollywood, Washington, and Academia went to on the way to rework a legion of iPod-listening, MTV-watching fans right into a profitable coalition that threatens to turn into an enduring political realignment. Obama Zombies uncovers the real, behind-the-scenes tale of the tools and strategies the Obama crusade unleashed on early life tradition. via own interviews and meticulous unique examine, Mattera explains why conservatism’s destiny rests upon jolting the younger lots from their shut eye, yanking out their earphones, and sparking a countercultural conservative conflict opposed to the increase of the ignorant Left. The lesson from 2008 is crystal transparent: while precise conservatives run away, Obama zombies pop out to play.
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These are the fruits of ingenuity, innovation, and the profit motive. Ever wonder why the aforementioned industries thrive while highly regulated programs such as health care, Social Security, and housing are all jacked up? Ever notice that when a free market isn't suffocated, prices plunge and choices spike? Free markets have made available to everyone--rich and poor alike--gadgets that we could never dream of living without: air conditioners, microwaves, stoves, refrigerators, washing machines, clothes dryers, and computers of all shapes and sizes.
Demi Moore may strip with Oscar-winning elegance on camera, but she's in no position to be giving out life advice. But when it comes to my generation, Hollywood matters. Team Obama knew this. And thus they unleashed Tinsel Town like never before, deploying celebrity SWAT teams to battleground states, hosting swank mega-fund-raisers, organizing free concerts (perfect lure bait for aspiring Obama Zombies), cold-calling voters, emailing, and machine-gunning text messages with dizzying regularity and lightning speed.
The media, though, have outgrown the traditional outlets. Besides the big three networks, which are becoming more and more unimportant (thank goodness), there's talk radio, the blogosphere, and cable news. Yet there's also a part of the news media that has a huge effect on liberal coffers: Google. The Internet search engine giant is a household name, quickly morphing into everyone's favorite verb . . Who did you google today? But it was also a high-stakes player in electing Obama. 44 To be clear, Google as a company did not give to Obama, but employees and family members of employees "bundled" money together.
Obama Zombies: How the Liberal Machine Brainwashed My Generation by Jason Mattera