John Edwards did a pretty darn good job of defusing the big "Blogger Blowup". (See the post directly below this one for earlier information). This really could have blown up and caused big problems for his campaign. He effectively puts out the fire. Read on to find out how.
A lot of people pulled together yesterday to exert maximum pressure on John Edwards not to fire his two female netroots outreach employees, Amanda Marcotte of Pandagon and Melissa McEwan of Shakespeare's Sister and Big Brass Blog. And it payed off. "John Edwards in News Feed of 2/08/2007 at 11:36 AM EST The tone and the sentiment of some of Amanda Marcotte's and Melissa McEwan's posts personally offended me. It's not how I talk to people, and it's not how I expect the people who work for me to talk [...]