[net-roots, ‐roo ts]
- an online community of grassroots political activists who use blogs and other social media to achieve results: The netroots have had genuine impact, changing U.S. politics in many ways.
Origin of netroots
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Examples from the Web for netroots
She also has the potential to raise money nationally from the netroots and others on the left who loathe Emanuel.Could Rahm Lose to This Infamous Union Leader?
July 3, 2014
Back in the day, at the very least the Netroots could arrange for boatloads of cash for favored candidates.
Part of the Netroots decline had to do with the inevitable maturing of the movement and the simple evolution of the Internet.
But the Netroots, like most Democrats, were divided among Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and John Edwards.
The Netroots are now just a random collection of bloggers.