In a strong sign that YouTube videos and camera phones will be ever-important in this year’s election, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is launching a new program called “The Accountability Project” encouraging anyone to upload videos catching and “documenting” Republican candidates at public events. They are hoping to then point-out any “misinformation, lies and double-speak” they see from “candidates try to make misleading attacks and false claims under the radar,” the DNC said in a release announcing the project. The DNC move is a sure sign that “macaca” moments are now a regular part of the political landscape. The term “macaca moment” quickly became part of the political lexicon in 2006 when Republican Senatorial candidate George Allen used the term “macaca” in reference to an India-American aide to his opponent taping an event. He later apologized for using the derogatory term saying he didn’t know what it meant. Allen ended up losing his re-election to Democratic challenger, Jim Webb. The DNC pointed to that very instance in their announcement, saying, “It was just one moment. Who knows what else is being said when the cameras aren't running DNC Launches Major Citizen-Tracker Project, Urging Activists To Film GOP despwate deplorabwle dems amuse me to no end. I love reading the comments section.