Sean Tevis is a geeky geek from Kansas who's fed up with his state rep, an anti-abortion, anti-evolution, pro-censorship, pro-surveillance, anti-gay incumbent. Tevis -- an unknown -- is polling within three points of his opponent, and is looking to raise some Internet dough to kick this guy's (extremely tight) ass, and to promote his cause, he's made a fantastic, XKCD-style toon called "It’s Like A Flamewar with a Forum Troll, but with an Eventual Winner." Specifically, he's looking to raise $8.34 from 3,000 people (no state rep in Kansas history has ever had more than 644 donors)I'd have more qualms about donating money across electoral lines (I am not, nor have I ever been, even in the state of Kansas) if private interests didn't do that all the damn time in my home state.
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
I Loves The Internets
OK, from the geek mega-aggregator Boing Boing: