Michael Arrington

Obama Loses TechCrunch Endorsement

A lesson to all presidential candidates courting the Web 2.0 vote: Don't get snippy with Michael Arrington. After Arrington reported that the My Barack Obama social networking site was displaying a racist user-created group in a find-a-group tool, Obama new media director Joe Rospars lamented that he was playing gotcha instead of covering "the real story." Arrington's response: This isn't Washington DC politics, and you shouldn't assume I have some racist or other bias against your campaign. ... (read more)