So Helen Thomas asked fellow WH pressroom regular David Gregory who is responsible for polarizing American politics. Gregory responded:
I think it’s because of the internet largely. The polarized atmosphere in the internet and blogs and whatnot have been a major contributor to that.
Bless his heart*.
Words of Power has the appropriate response:
Yes, of course, it was the bloggers who polarized the US body politic. ...In 2000, the bloggers stopped the counting of the ballots ordered by the Florida Supreme Court, and installed the man who lost, as the counting, finished later by researchers, would confirm. ...In 2004, the bloggers made sure there weren't enough voting machines in the poorest and blackest districts of Ohio. ...The bloggers made Habeas Corpus and the Bill of Rights optional. ...The bloggers established a Gulag system, instituted torture and rendition, and started disappearing people. The bloggers stayed on vacation while New Orleans drowned. Read more...
*Get used to me saying that. It's the way Southern women use a common two-word put down containing a familiar expletive.
John Amato: Yea, and it was the blogs that spent millions of dollars trying to impeach and indict President Clinton for years and years and of course, we accused him of murdering Vince Foster. Didn't we? Or maybe it was Richard Mellon Scaife. Isn't he a blogger too?