Kevin Drum Is Fighting Cancer

I remember being invited to Kevin Drum's house for dinner with some other bloggers back on December 13, 2003. I remember the date because it was the same day that Saddam Hussein was captured by American forces; it figures that a dinner gathering of bloggers would feature some important breaking news. But what I remember …

Matthew Yglesias Is a Bad Writer, a Bad Thinker, and a Rather Bad Person

Exhibit A. Exhibit B. And last, but not least, exhibit C, which links to a piece I wrote about Yglesias's genuinely awful writing and ratiocination skills. I see that nothing has changed in the nearly three years between the writing of my piece and today. In addition to noting that Yglesias can't write and can't cogitate, …

A Better News Media, Please

For those who are still wondering why there was a marketplace for the blogosphere to begin with, consider this blog post and this one, which demonstrate quite clearly that good blogs are needed to correct truly bad reporting on the part of the mainstream media.