And so I think “hey, maybe I should look at that Belinda Stronach — she’s got a well-designed website after all!”
And so I do. I surf around the website, like what I see, process-wise, and get a good feeling from all the “My vision is clear. But I believe in an open, inclusive, consultative approach to getting there.” rhetoric.
Maybe, ancestors turning over in graves aside, I will consider even voting for her.
Recall at this point that I still have no idea what she believes in or espouses.
Now, later in the day, I cringe at my naivety, as the site starts to fill up with content like this, and some of Stronach’s views are exposed.
Note that these are just points, and use policy codewords that I may or may not fully understand. But it’s pretty clear that Stronach and I don’t share a neighbourhood on the political spectrum.
Which makes me realize how easy it is to be seduced by the power of good design.
Still, it’s an awful swell site…
Interesting sidenote: do a Google search for Stephen Harper and you’ll likely see a Belina Stronach text ad.