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On the video that tore John McCain and John Hagee asunder

June 1, 2008 |  4:34 pm

By now you've all likely seen the "God sent Hitler" video that went viral and led John McCain to reject the support of the Rev. John Hagee, who had already sparked a massive controversy over his comments about the Catholic Church.

None of these videos that go viral crop up organically -- a little virtual rain, some virtual sun and voila! the seed germinates.  The guy behind the dissemination of the Hagee video is named Bruce Wilson, and the folks at techPresident link up to his explanation of what happened, and when.

Reading it is a bit like watching sausage getting made, but for those with more than a basic consumer's interest in how some of this stuff works, it makes for interesting reading.

-- Scott Martelle