Meet Patrick Hynes

Here’s the dirty little secret of this year’s Presidential Election: It’s taking place ON THE INTERNET!

From the bulk of campaign cash to the campaign message – almost everything takes life FIRST on the web. And for the campaigns — all three have online armies — controlling the buzz, conversation and message can be a tough task.

John McCain’s official blogger is Mr. Patrick Hynes. His main job is serving as the blog outreach coordinator for the campaign. He is also the President of New Media Strategics (an online PR firm) and proprietor of

Patrick has been traveling and blogging with the Senator this week during his “Service Tour,” and I caught up with him today to find out what the latest buzz on the digital campaign trail was this week.

Check it out!