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Bush surely screwed up affected our world more than bloggers, but it would have been awfully exciting if we were on the cover. Nevertheless, blogs from Minnesota are a big part of the issue!

Powerlinebloggers
John Hinderaker, Scott Johnson, and Paul Mirengoff from Power Line

BLOG OF THE YEAR: Power Line
"How three amateur journalists dethroned an icon and turned the mainstream media upside down, all without quitting their day jobs" (The article is only available in the magazine.) I offer my huge congratulations to Power Line, who along with the rest of the right-wing blog swarm, sounded the alarm that – yes – blogs will fact check your ass. One for the history books, and the Blogumentary.

Power Line on Farenheit 9/11
Power Line on how The Left betrayed America

Meanwhile...

10 Things We Learned About Blogs includes a lesson from our own Plain Layne. Congrats to Odin!

December 19, 2004 at 03:35 PM in Current Affairs, Weblogs | Permalink

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» Time begrudgingly honors Bush from Slowplay.com
In what has to be considered a credibility-salvaging maneuver, Time has declared President George W. Bush its Person of the Year. It's the second time Bush has won the honor. It's a move that won't be popular with the mainstream media or Time's b... [Read More]

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Comments

Boring, predictable Time...

Posted by: Matt at Dec 19, 2004 4:40:01 PM

Well, they picked Hitler, too. So, whatever.

Posted by: Juliah at Dec 19, 2004 5:18:53 PM

And Stalin - twice.
And Nixon. Twice.

Posted by: Chuck at Dec 19, 2004 7:13:49 PM

Give the powerline guys time....they'll become as well known in the same fascists circles.....

Posted by: GSeven at Dec 20, 2004 3:32:51 PM

How can you compare President Bush to Stalin
and Hitler?...that is beyond my comprehension.

Posted by: mark at Dec 20, 2004 8:05:39 PM

Agreed, Mark. Please stop with the BushHitlerStalin nonsense, it makes the rest of us look silly.

Posted by: Daddypants at Dec 20, 2004 8:19:55 PM

To clarify, I wasn't comparing. I was just saying that the Time magazine choice for person of the year shouldn't necessarily be construed as a great honor.

Posted by: Juliah at Dec 20, 2004 11:22:21 PM

Know what, though? A Nixon/GWBush comparison might just be fair.

Posted by: Juliah at Dec 21, 2004 12:04:34 AM

It's all a matter of who's the bigger turd. They are boths turds of course.

Posted by: joe at Dec 21, 2004 9:26:21 AM

Just testing my comments. Spacey had an insightful comment but couldn't post. Testing. Hello? Is this thing on?

Posted by: Chuck at Dec 22, 2004 1:17:08 AM