YouTube used for “Astro Turf”

Apparently “Astro Turfing” was first coined by Lloyd Bentsen to describe fake grassroots campaigns to sway public opinion.  Not only was LonelyGirl15 a fake, but now The Wall Street Journal has fingered the dirty PR company DCI for posting a parody of Al Gore to take the sting out of An Inconvenient Truth.  You see it’s true what teachers have been saying about the Web, you can’t trust anyone (like Zaire, Microsoft, Wal-Mart…).

Here’s what I think: I’ve studied it a lot for almost a full minute and I’m certain that as hot as it is right now, YouTube must be adding to Global Warming.

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