Who speaks for you America?
March 5, 2004 12:56 PM   Subscribe

The American People. Greg Knauss' latest offering let's the Americans know who is speaking on their behalf. Nifty use of RSS technology. [via msippey]
posted by riffola (8 comments total)
Can he add a counter for every time a pol uses the cliche "give government back to the American people"?

I'm sure we'll hear WAY too much of that one in the coming months.
posted by ZenMasterThis at 1:04 PM on March 5, 2004

I wish Greg could kind of open it up to track other keywords and make feeds on the fly. Personally, I'd love to see the "September 11" or "9/11" feed as well, to see how often all parties invoke it.
posted by mathowie at 1:11 PM on March 5, 2004

I think we can all agree that anyone who claims to speak for The America People is full of doodoo beans.
posted by mcsweetie at 2:45 PM on March 5, 2004

The American People think, feel, want, believe, and simply are.
posted by 4easypayments at 2:52 PM on March 5, 2004

Very cool.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 5:14 PM on March 5, 2004

The ascribing of the desire of a majority to the whole is always ridiculous, but especially so in a political system so given to either/or dichotomies. In the spirit of Rebecca Blood's collective nouns for Goths and Mac users, might I suggest a conflict of Americans?
posted by liam at 5:19 PM on March 5, 2004

I want a site that lets me know when the American people are killed in a bus plunge, the media's favorite term for any accident involving a bus, but never a truck and only rarely a car
posted by rcade at 4:47 AM on March 6, 2004

P.s. There already is a Bus Plunge site, lovingly compiled by hand.
posted by rcade at 4:48 AM on March 6, 2004

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