I’m! In! Wonkette!!!

Wonkette posted Rik’s machinima of the protest – without attribution :-( – and generally made fun of us, called us hippies, etc. As Rik pointed out: “there’s no such thing as bad publicity.” And as I replied: “there’s also no such thing as a kind word from Wonkette.” In other words, I’m honored to be on the receiving end of their snark.

Give it up for liberals: they managed to find the one way left to make traditional protests even more ineffectual and embarrassing. Have ‘em on the internet!
- ‘Second Life’ War Protest Ensures Continued Occupation of Iraq For Next 1,000 Years – Wonkette

Unfortunately, this post wasn’t nearly as funny as most Wonkette entries, but it’s a start. I see we’ve caused them to create a new category for politics in Second Life, so we’re clearly having some kind of impact, ;-)

Here’s Rik’s machinima video with music by Sweet Honey in the Rock. I understand a longer video may be in the works.

Ruby Sinreich is a progressive activist, local politico, online organizer, capacity builder, and social networker.

Posted in Netroots, news, politics, rants, Second Life
4 comments on “I’m! In! Wonkette!!!
  1. Rik Riel says:

    Actually its the first track on the “Panther” movie soundtrack, featuring a boatload of R&B vocalists including Aaliyah, TLC, En Vogue, BlackGirl, SWV, and Vanessa Williams.

    Mad love for Sweet Honey, too!

  2. Ruby says:

    My bad, I was sure I had heard that tune before. Who is the artist or was it a combination of tracks?

  3. Name says:

    “Wonkette posted Rik’s machinima of the protest – without attribution :-( -”

    So where is the attribution for these YouTube videos?

    http://lotusmedia.org/this-is-machinima
    http://lotusmedia.org/why-they-hate-us

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