Considering Google, which we all know owns Youtube, has their CEO AND their head of public policy fellas sitting pretty in the Obama administration one has to wonder, ever so briefly of course, if perhaps the White House might somehow be behind the suspension of Dr. James David Manning’s account?
Naw, that couldn’t be….could it? 😉
techcrunch.com–Google’s head of public policy, Andrew McLaughlin, will join the Obama administration as deputy chief technology officer, according to a report by the New York Times. McLaughlin will assist former Virginia Secretary of Technology Aneesh Chopra, who President Obama appointed as CTO in April.
McLaughlin has been leading Google’s public policy efforts for quite some time now. According to this blog post, he was the first member of Google’s policy team in 2005.
Before his time at Google, McLaughlin launched the nonprofit group Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, where he serves as vice president, chief policy officer, and chief financial officer. Previously, McLaughlin was a senior fellow at Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet. Most recently, McLaughlin was working on the Obama/Biden presidential transition team in Washington……
Frankly I am amazed that some of the most shameless water carriers for the president, the previously mentioned Google owned Youtube, hasn’t booted our favorite pastor off their site long ago! After all we quickly discovered it is against the rules to ever criticize Mr. Michelle Obama in any way shape or form especially in a medium where some of the younger folks among us (perhaps even some black folks!) may be able to get a differing point of view other than what they are used to getting from the likes of Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart over at Comedy Central, race baiters extraordinaire Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson and the predictable left wing offerings from the lamestream media.
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