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senatorson  ·  2853 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Whitehouse petition to kill SOPA
An online petition is essentially pointless. Why would a politician pay attention to that? Unless they face reelection the next day, they realize that the American mind is fickle and will forget about whatever the cause de celebre is within a matter of days. The 24 hour news cycle will see to it.