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(sorry, spell checker messed up the post) Now why would Dan Gerstein not like bloggers? (Jeopardy think music) Might it be because he worked for Joe

dangerstein.jpg (sorry, spell checker messed up the post) Now why would Dan Gerstein not like bloggers? (Jeopardy think music) Might it be because he worked for Joe Lieberman and lost the Democratic Primary? MSNBC are morons for putting this guy up to discuss anything about blogs.

Gerstein: Well, it sounds like a simple question, but there's a big problem in the Democratic party right now. And let me preface what I'm about to say by saying I have a blog, I'm a big believer in the power of blogs in politics to make it more Democratic and empower people's voices, but for a lot of the Democratic bloggers there's extremism, anger, and there's a kind of lack of accountability for what people say and do and I think this is more and more going to become a problem in presidential politics as the blogosphere and the campaign world start converging. And I think, to sum it up, I think this is a warning sign there's a risk of getting fleas if you lie down with blogs.

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Digby has the full transcript and explains:

MSNBC featured a lively segment this morning between Dan Gerstein, Joe Lieberman's personal WATB, and some other guy on the subject of the Edwards blogger brouhaha.

I know that we can't expect MSNBC to know that Bill Donohue is a date-rape defending crackpot or to know that Dan Gerstein is a far right neocon who represents about three nominal Democrats in the whole country --- Lieberman, Lanny Davis and Martin Peretz. Read on...

MyLeftNutmeg, CTBlogger, and Cliff Schecter add their two cents as well...

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