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September 22, 2008

DKos "Viral Attack" Poster "Geekesque" (Geek, Esq.?) Just Happens to Use Computers at Office Six Doors Down from Winner & Associates

I won't name him.

But the fact that "Geekesque," the head of a guerilla-campaigning internet list, just happens to post from an office less than a quarter mile from Winner & Associates, on the very same street, tends to suggest that perhaps the Winners know Geekesque and put him up to posting the video on DKos with the exhortation to send it out to ten people each, because "viral attacks are where it's at in 2008."

Are there people in this office who have likely direct personal/university ties to the Winner clan? Well, there's definitely one.

So, we have a Winner & Associates employee (not Ethan Winner, who claims this was all a personal project) posting it to Democratic Underground, and a cat almost certainly a close friend of the Winners, working six doors down, pushing it on DKos.

And of course he hired a professional voice-over woman, out of his own pocket, for his little experiment in homemade YouTube campaigning.

For a DIY YouTube video, there's a certain amount of professional sophistication behind the production and marketing of it.

Why, these guys are workin' so hard you'd almost imagine they were being paid for their time, or soemthin'.

Oh: Mr. Winner and "Geekesque" were both afforded a chance to comment and/or deny this story and both refused.

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