On 19 July The Daily Examiner reported on a comment, containing personal abuse of sitting Labor MP Janelle Saffin, which could be found on Nationals candidate Kevin Hogan's Facebook page for the past month:
The Daily Examiner on 19 July 2010 Click on image to enlarge
The next day the same newspaper had Hogan demonstrating that he didn't understand social media dynamics and guaranteeing the swift death of his Facebook page through lack of reader participation:
To his credit, when he learnt of those comments yesterday, he contacted this paper to say they would be removed and that he would disable external commentary from the site in the future so the same thing could not happen again.
Details of the original comment can be found in the NCV post "Expose the cow"....