Portmanteau: Symbolic + Politics
From Edelman: Subconscious creation of a make-believe political world by politicians, based on their own roles, for the electorate using political symbols and rituals for and by the mass media.
McCain's own brand of symbolitics creates for himself a media image of a great hero saving his party and country from demise.
To home in on a person, usually a friend, acquaintence or business contact, by using cell phones, GPS devices or other means of real-time electronic communication to arrive at a previously unspecified meeting place at a specified time.
We agreed to head down to the market at noon, and from there we would just technolocate eachother using our iPhones.