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Get involved - to the extreme!

Doing his bit to stem the tide of teen apathy, British Labour MP (and blogger) Tom Watson has put up a politics page for teens: (via bOING bOING)
We know that you're too busy fighting off your biological urges and being l33t hax0rs to Get Involved, but politics is cool, m'kay?
(Hey, chill with the anti-Europe vibes already! You totally won't be able to wear the word 'fcuk' on your shirt anymore if we break our connection with France, y'dig? ROFFLE!)
So, cut it with the bling bling and do something for the community, man. Join in and take action with any of the groovy sites we've listed, or just drop Tom a line for a quiet rap by the electronic e-mail. Tom's well-up on the Interwebnet, and he won't harsh your buzz or dis you down the line.

Intentional irony, or sheer cluelessness? And if the former, has irony folded in on itself to the point where what would have been "cool" and then became lame is now ironically cool again?

There are 7 comments on "Get involved - to the extreme!":

Posted by: Graham http://grudnuk.com Fri Apr 4 13:04:10 2003

The man he get no respeck.

Posted by: gjw http://the-fix.org Fri Apr 4 16:08:22 2003

Hey, lame _is_ the new "cool".

Posted by: Jillian http://www.jillians-world.com Fri Apr 4 16:19:54 2003

When are adults going to learn, they cannot target teens by acting like teens. Kids don't buy it anymore.

Posted by: cnwb http://cnwb.blogspot.com Sat Apr 5 01:12:59 2003

it's hip to be square

Posted by: mitch http:// Sat Apr 5 05:45:50 2003

At the bottom of the page:

"Design by jennifer@fortysomething.ca"

Posted by: Graham http://grudnuk.com Sat Apr 5 07:02:27 2003

Another thing; "West Bromwich East"? I know about the West Brom Albion football club, but, hmm...

Posted by: Mullins http:/// Sun Apr 6 17:18:04 2003

Also at bottom of page:

Produced by this guy: http://www.bloggerheads.com/

NTK also noted this, but they linked to: http://www.bloggerheads.com/out_of_order.asp

I think we can be pretty sure it's a joke.

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