Oh, man. Chuck Hagel really should have renewed his domain name registration.—
Dave Sund (@davesund) January 07, 2013
No kidding. With Chuck Hagel securing Obama’s nomination for Defense Secretary today, opponents are upping their game. Hagel has been widely criticized for his antagonistic stance on Israel. With so much of the political war being waged on the social media battlefield, Hagel’s camp should have known better than to leave his name up for grabs. But evidently, they didn’t.
Yup. The Emergency Committee for Israel, an organization advocating for strong U.S.-Israel relations, has snatched up the ChuckHagel.com domain. Site visitors expecting to see promotional materials for Hagel are greeted instead by a host of reasons to oppose his nomination.
Twitterers are impressed by ECI’s move and giving Hagel’s team the business for being lazy: