Government 2.0 has been identified in a couple of ways: one could be
really called Politics 2.0, and is best personified by the digital
grassroots organizing of the Obama campaign.
As Dan Tapscott notes:
One of the principles of the New Media Group in the Obama presidential campaign was that 'online activity exists to support offline activity.' The goal of the online media specialists was to motivate and energize volunteers to be active in their communities. This principle is being carried into the battle around healthcare.
To read more, please see A New View Of Government 2.0 on my Government IT blog at InformationWeek.