Ok, so it's not really that simple, but I'm not sure if all the politicians realize it. After all, it was only a year ago that Senator Ted Stevens was explaining to the floor that the internet is a series of tubes. All & All though, we as a population are becoming increasingly net-savvy and the web will certainly dominate politics more than ever before.
The article does reveal some surprises. Republican candidate Mike Huckabee has come out strongly in favor of net nuetrality, but Scott Cleland at NETcompetition.org has his doubts: "When conservative Mike Huckabee learns both sides of this issue and is not blindsided on a conference call on a subject he was unfamiliar with, and which was then grossly misrepresented, I am convinced he will not ?support' net neutrality ? This is another in a long line of supposed 'endorsements' of net neutrality that result from net neutrality proponents, consistent misrepresentation of the facts, and gross use of unsubstantiated allegations of a problem." Either way, the internet has become a major issue this election cycle and the general election is still over a year away!