|Monday, August 04, 2003|
The sugar content of Romanian beets is down half a percent. Just thought you would want to know.
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While David Hoggard was launching his blog, mayoral candidate Bruce Ashley was responding to my comment that the mayoral challengers are unimpressive (made on this weblog and picked up by the News & Record on Saturday) by pointing to his resume and his website.
My blog has pointed to his excellent site before, and I’ve emailed it without ever receiving a response. But while the site shows him to be a higher-wattage version of incumbent Keith Holliday, it doesn’t make him look much more interesting – it’s polished but not personal, and personality matters in the mayor’s office.
Now if there was only a piece of software that Ashley could add to that whiz-bang site that would let him show some spark…(hint: you’re reading one right now).
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David Hoggard, a candidate for an at-large seat on the
With Howard Dean making good use of weblogs in his run for president, it may be hard to remember that the campaign weblog was born just a year ago this month, here in Guilford County, as part of Tara Grubb’s challenge to Howard Coble.
Hoggard still has the opportunity to break new ground. If he can use his weblog to marshal support and raise money in a local campaign, he will significantly advance the concept of the local weblog. He has a lot of work to do, convincing voters who support the downtown baseball stadium he opposes that he brings more than that issue to the table. Writing regularly in his own voice should help him make his case.
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