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!

John Hinderaker, Scott Johnson, and Paul Mirengoff from 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


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

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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]

Tracked on Dec 19, 2004 11:12:45 PM


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