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5 Years Ago: “Felix Macacawitz” Explodes, Implodes


Five years ago today.

“Kudos to Ben Tribbett for (possibly) bringing down a leading right-wing Presidential candidate, and for (possibly) derailing his re-election bid to the U.S. Senate. Also, kudos to Siddarth for staying cool under pressure and getting this video.  Great work!]”

P.S. For the detailed backstory of the entire “macaca” incident, as well as what led up (the “draft,” the Webb campaign) to it and what followed (Webb’s victory over “Felix”), see Netroots Rising, coauthored by yours truly with Nate Wilcox.  

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