BloggerCon: Political Blogging

Dean blogmaster Matt Gross says that the Dean blog received 22,000 comments in a very short period of time. How can they scale this?
And, if Dean gets the nomination, will the Dean site become one of the largest on the web? And if so, how can they manage all the input they’ll need to handle?
Scale and centralization for political blogs during the 2004 campaig…how best to address in the blogging world?
Susan says: Time to start planning some solutions. Using my Netscape and AOL experience, I’d say its time to start evaluating CRM software and also using something Tacoda-like to track and segment users. Also implement search at the XML level, perhaps through working with Feedster.