"He is acutely aware of the limits of his moment. There are technologies that are coming out there that I just don't getI try, but I just don't get them the way I got blogs, he told me. Crooks and Liars is like the second biggest liberal blog now, and it's all video clips. And FriendsterI have a Friendster account, I understand in the abstract that people would like the web to connect it in a certain way, but I don't get it, I don't understand how it works.
Since we live in such a visually stimulated culture, I understood how powerful it would be to bring that medium into your homes so you can see and hear what the people say I feel are responsible for tearing down the fabric of our country. Writing a paragraph about Tom Tancredo making a weird reference about blowing up Mecca isn't as powerful as actually hearing him say the words. (By the way-there is much more here than videos.)