Soon enough, I imagine, party pics lifted from Facebook pages will be politically passe, in the manner that questions of youthful pot smoking have become irrelevant for Boomer pols and their constituents.
But when you're a 26 year old Millennial running for Congress, this new social network reality still has some bite.
State senator Gil Cedillo, also vying for the open seat sought by young Emanuel Pleitez sent out an attack mailer asking: "Should this man represent you in the House of Representatives or in 'Animal House'?"
Poetic justice? Both candidates lost.