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YOU ARE VISITING THE OLD MALKIN(S)WATCH. THAT'S FANTASTIC. PLEASE VISIT THE NEW MALKIN(S)WATCH WHEN YOU GET A CHANCE. From Angry in the Great White North, on the Eason Jordan spectacle:
What a piece of work is a right-wing blogger, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.Oh wait, no. It's hasn't gotten quite that bad yet. Here's what he actually says:
Read Michelle Malkin's piece, and this piece at Captain's Quarters. Youngpundit has an excellent post as well.Hey, that's a fantastic analogy. And not self-important at all.
Are the bloggers acting like lynch mobs? I think the metaphor is inaccurate. I would say that they behave like the antibodies of the media, identifying, attacking, and ultimately destroying lies...
What do bloggers do? They rummage about the Internet and the various streams of old media looking for items of interest. A key criteria for interest -- truthfulness. And when something is spotted that is not true?Immune cells will swarm around the foreign cells and, within 48 hours, local inflammation will set in.