Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr., Congressional Candidate for District 23 (FL), Applauds CNN and YouTube for GOP Debate

Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr., Congressional Candidate for Florida's 23rd District, strongly supports utilization of Digital Age advancements that bring the political process directly to the American public. Wednesday night's CNN/YouTube debate perfectly illustrates the heightened accessibility and instantaneous response that American citizens are afforded via Internet-based real-time interchanges with political candidates. It is Dr. Thorpe's firmest priority to close the Digital divide in CD 23.

Fort Lauderdale, FL, December 01, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr., Congressional Candidate for District 23 in Florida, gives kudos to CNN, YouTube, the Republican Party of Florida, and the GOP Presidential candidates for facilitating real-time answers to questions posed by everyday Americans via the Internet. "We are witnessing a new frontier on the Political landscape, states Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr." Dr. Thorpe further explains that "The linkage between political podiums and household living rooms remarkably brings the electoral process directly to the People of Florida and to People throughout our Nation." The Thorpe '08 camp readily touts Dr. Thorpe's firm commitment to usher the People of Congressional District 23 into the 21st century by developing and broadening District-wide Information Technology platforms and applications.

With the implementation of his detailed Information Management strategy, Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. ensures wide-spread awareness of the multiple issues affecting People in Palm Beach, Broward, Hendry, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties. The pressing need for massive electronic interaction and outreach in Congressional District 23, a District that covers more square feet than the State of Rhode Island, is well illustrated by Wednesday night's CNN/YouTube Presidential Debate. "Modern technology effectively erases most, if not all, barriers that have previously prevented People from being active participants in the selection of our local, state, and national leadership," states Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr.

A key platform component for Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. during the 2008 election for Florida's 23rd U.S. Congressional District seat centers on the palpable need to bring the residents of CD 23 into the 21st century. Dr. Thorpe states, "The Digital Divide is growing at an alarming pace in this District, which includes both inner city areas and rural farming areas." Dr. Thorpe pledges to champion all seamless, real-time solutions that provide and promote interactivity between the people of CD 23 and the electoral process.

As a former Health Care CEO, Chief Medical Officer, and founding member of the State of Florida's Comprehensive Health Information Systems Council, Dr. Thorpe has led the charge for integration of emerging Information Technologies and e-Commerce Platforms throughout Florida since 1995. He has served on numerous Information Technology boards, including the Governor's Health Information Infrastructure Advisory Board, and Chair of the Technology Board of the Broward County Medical Association.

Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. is a Congressional Candidate for Florida's 23rd District. Categorically, Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. is the right man at the right time as people yearn for positive change in Florida's 23rd Congressional District. Dr. Thorpe's candidacy is anchored by the basic tenets of compassion, respect, and honesty. Dr. Thorpe encourages you to support his P.E.A.C.E. platform. The election of Dr. Marion D. Thorpe, Jr. to Congress will signal "A New Day, A New Way" for the people of Congressional District 23 (FL).

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