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McCain Website Gaffes
I spotted an interesting story on Talking Points Memo about how John McCain had a menu item “Golf Gear” on his campaign website. My first thought was that this must have been clever hacker trying to make McCain look like an elitist. But no, the McCain campaign earnestly thinks golf gear is that important to America’s future.
Barak Obama’s webmaster seems to have done better. Obama’s home page is fully functional with scripts disabled. Even the pop up menus work, because they’re driven by CSS.
Only about 2% of desktop users browse the web with scripts disabled, but these users often have a larger than average voice on the Internet. For instance, Googlebot ignores most scripts.
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