Sunday, March 18, 2007

Blogs Become Respectable

So argues Steve Benen.
I’ve been thinking a lot this week about whether we’re in the midst of a sea-change when it comes to the role of blogs in driving the political discourse....

FireDogLake’s coverage of the Libby trial was must-read content for reporters covering the case. TPM has the purge scandal what it is today. It’s getting increasingly difficult to dismiss the blogosphere’s “dirty hippies” as wrong and irrelevant.
Maybe someday we'll also be credited with being right about how the Iraq war wasn't a very good idea. Even if that opinion seemed "unserious" at the time.