When I’m Right I’m Right

A few months back, I gave Danny Boy a reality check:

No one feeds us spin. We do just fine on our own, thank you. No one emails us talking points. (Actually, I’ve got some Democrat wonk emailing me crap I never asked for, but I treat it like all the penis pill spam I get. I’m happy with the candidate I chose and the size of my penis, so both of you cut it out.)

The blogosphere, if it feeds on anything other than ego, feeds on hype. Consider these two possibilities, Dan:

  • I get emailed some talking points from Karl Rove, and I parrot them just like everyone else and become just another myrmidion


  • I take those talking points, shout “look! Karl Rove is feeding me talking points!” and then become the darling of the left wing moonbats and get a Kos-alanche.

It’s simple game theory, Danny Boy. I’m going to do that latter, I’m going to suck on the teat of hype and boost my ego, and then I am going to fade away like all the other bloggers.

And so would half the other bloggers who got fed talking points like that. Face it, Dan — if the machine existed, bloggers would have been burning thier own grandmothers at the stake to break the story.

Well, apparently Danny decided to call my bluff and ended up proving me right. What is amusing is that these guys tried to get the best of both worlds — calling attention to the pimping by CBS, and still pimping the message. Priceless.

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