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I posted this last night. Why wouldn't Gregory just say that the right wing blogosphere attacks him everyday and that's what bugs him? Simple

tonysnow-pc.jpgI posted this last night.

Why wouldn't Gregory just say that the right wing blogosphere attacks him everyday and that's what bugs him? Simple, right? Will Bill O'Reilly stop spreading lies about David if he plays nice with Tony at this function? Not likely. Tony Snow hates us because we call him out when he spreads propaganda or stonewalls. Instead of generalizing your complaints---please be specific. They can't even be honest about what their problems are with the blogosphere. And then we come to Richard Wolffe.

...the press here does a fantastic job of adhering to journalistic standards and covering politics in general."

As I said yesterday, they certainly helped to deliver propaganda for the White House that led to the Iraq war. Great job guys. Greenwald has the score card on Wolffe's performance leading up to the war.

The reality, of course, is that most media-criticizing bloggers do not want journalists to be "political advocates." They want them to do what journalists are supposed to do -- which is not, contrary to Wolffe's belief, sit around with their good, trustworthy, nice-guy friends in the White House and simply "ask questions" and "get information," but instead to scrutinize that information, treat it with doubt, investigate it before passing it along to determine whether it's on

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