I just realized something was missing over at my new fascination, Blue Tiger Democrats. No blog.
Not that I'm criticizing, I'm just curious. There are already more than one animal based Democratic blog. The DNC's used to be called "Kicking Ass," though the animal reference was probably more of a wink than a nod. And the DLC even has a blog zoo with a New Donkey and a Bull Moose. This isn't really the point though.
Blue Tiger employs some folks from here, a pretty webby firm, and their idea seems to be built for speed on a media like the internet. Getting local Democratic groups to become agents of civic engagement isn't something you can do from afar. They obviously know this, they've already hired folks to work in three states.
Also, despite my track record, I'm not some who just suggests at the drop of a hat to anyone who doesn't have a blog, "oh, you should have one," because they really aren't for everyone, and not everyone would benefit, do it well, or even see the point in it.
But in terms of spreading the gospel of the Blue Tiger, even if it is a thin, internet gospel, to local Dems like me, a blog would be a good start. Maybe with an obvious "submit YOUR stories" section. Just an idea.