Won’t Someone Please Put Vox Out of Its Misery?

Please. There is no quality control over at Ezra Klein's pretend news site, the mistakes are piling up, and they are becoming embarrassing beyond belief. Jeff Bezos must indeed be thanking his lucky stars that he didn't shell out good money to support this quasi-journalistic calamity, but it is not enough for this clown show …

Hacks and Flacks

Having blogged for some time now, I understand that there are partisan divisions in the political blogosphere, and I understand as well that they are here to stay. That having been written, it is worth noting--as James Oliphant notes--that port-side bloggers are acting as publicity agents, apologists and all-around hacks on behalf of the Obama …

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.

On Jeff Bezos and His Purchase of the Washington Post

Story here, naturally. Some not-so-random thoughts: If Jeff Bezos really is the libertarianish fellow that a number of people are making him out to be, then I am very happy with the purchase. If Jeff Bezos really is the libertarianish fellow that a number of people are making him out to be, then I wish …