It’s been a while since a real live politician created an avatar and spent some time in Second Life. Despite all of the hype about using virtual worlds as a political platform, we’ve seen surprisingly little in the way of real world politics in SL.
If Newt Gingrich has is way, all of this will change. I had an opportunity to attend Newt’s press conference on the steps of the virtual capital hill a couple weeks ago. My full report is on Medialoper.