"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

The Blogger Blowup

Big shakeups among big-time bloggers.  Maybe.  All over some old posts. Sheesh.


The Edwards’ Blogger Firestorm



A few days ago the Edwards campaign announced they had hired liberal bloggers Amanda Marcotte (Pandagon) and Melissa McEwan (Shakespeare’s Sister). No sooner did the news break, when wingnut bloggers started a firestorm over opinions expressed on their blogs. In particular, Marcotte’s Pandagon blog. Now the firestorm has hit the mainstream media with the news [...]



And, there's more.


Edwards Camp, Under Siege, Is In Bunker Mode Over Blogger Story



The John Edwards campaign appears to be in bunker mode over the big blogger controversy. Staffers aren't answering phone calls and emails. The statement on this whole dust-up promised to Salon earlier today has yet to materialize. Meanwhile, the Edwards camp is under blogospheric siege from some quarters. Chris Bowers of MyDD is threatening not to support Edwards if the two bloggers are fired. He writes: [...]



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