Posts from July 23, 2004

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: Just saw via my Technorati that columnist Michelle Malkin is now blogging.

Getting 9/11 backwards

Getting 9/11 backwards

: If I were writing the 9/11 Commission report, I would have started with the recommendations and then used the narrative to back up those recommendations.

By starting with and rehashing the past, the commission continues the rhetoric of blame it engaged in through its hearings.

And then, rather than wallowing in the finger pointing and coulda-shouldas, the Commission would have focused attention on the future and the more urgent issues facing us, namely:

But the enemy is not just

A place for my stuff

A place for my stuff

: Marc Canter and I find kismet in a place for my stuff/a digital lifestyle aggregator.

Back at the front

Back at the front

: Four years and one campaign after he started his pathbreaking, groundbreaking, backbreacking granddaddy blog of blogs, Ken (“We fact-check your ass”) Layne is back, blogging again. Bravo!

As we now know, what actually happened is the non-journalists figured out just how easy it was to crank out opinions. And instead of a million tough-ass reporters breaking and making news from wherever it happened, we’ve got a million little Jonah Goldbergs and Maureen Dowds, all typing their little opinions based on the same AP copy….

That so many of the bloggers are better than the Professional Columnists doesn’t make me feel any happier about the way this thing has shaken down. (There’s only a handful of good columnists in this country, along with many hundreds of awful clich