A pro-Clinton website tried to pay people to leave positive comments about Clinton on blogs. No, I'm not kidding. After a burst of publicity, they added this post:
We had to call this mission off. Also, we want to make it clear: we are not endorsed by the official Hillary Clinton campaign. We are an independent grassroots effort that seeks to ensure Hillary's election.
But it does remind me of the creepy, cloying cronyism of the Clinton machine's style. Can you imagine Ron Paul's supporters wanting to be paid to advocate for their guy? Ugh.