The latest controversy surrounding ACORN came about because of an excellent viral YouTube video. James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles made a point others had made (that ACORN is corrupt) but did so in a funny, entertaining way.
Since the ensuing furor was sparked by online tactics, ACORN is striking back with this job listing for a Social Media Organizer. Telling is this part of the job description:
Developing new and innovative methods for the use of social networking technologies, including video, to enhance community organizing.
ACORN must have learned that if you’re business is community organizing, it’s probably not good to get out-organized.