The 2016 presidential candidates talk a big game when it comes to technology policy, but do they even understand the technology they’re using every day? Here’s a look at the candidates’ greatest tech blunders:
Hillary Clinton used her family’s private email server for official communication while US Secretary of State. And as a gaffe inside a gaffe, like a fuck-up taco supreme, one email showed that Clinton was unable to turn on the “ringer” of her phone. Her aide helped her get out of that jam.
Bernie Sanders was accused of improperly accessing confidential voter data by the Democratic National Committee. His step-daughter says if they still made cars with manual locks and windows, Sanders would own one. Somewhere Elon Musk is shedding a tear.
An elected Texas senator? Yes. Adept at securing obvious domain names for presidential campaign? Not so much. TedCruz.com is just a single-page message supporting president Obama, who Cruz vocally opposes. Luckily, Cruz was able to snatch up tedcruzforamerica.com before liberal ne’er-do-wells got their grubby hands on it. Oh, wait...
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