a Stop hitting refresha ?

Nov 10, 2008 Full story: Danville Register Bee

You have to surf the Web to understand the phrase "stop hitting refresh." For that matter, you have to have cared greatly about the razor-thin 5th District congressional race to have regularly visited the ...

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VirginiaMom

Rocky Mount, VA

#1 Nov 10, 2008
The "refresh button" is indeed an apt metaphor, and separates those internet-wise voters (especially invigorated young Democrats) from those who don't utilize this powerful tool (thinning ranks of GOPers). Compare the campaign websites of Goode vs. that of Perriello, and you'll see the evidence of retrograde Web 1.0 vs. 21-st century Web 2.0. When you push "contact" on Goode's site, a snail-mail address and the icon of a mailbox (!!) pops up -- I kid you not! Whereas Perriello's site, like Obama's, contains social networking tools to gather volunteers and has directions to local campaign offices. This technological example kinda parallels Goode's throw-back policies vs. Perriello's forward-looking pragmatism.'Nuff said.

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