Mr. Rosenberg, a former print journalist who co-founded and served as managing editor of Salon.com—and who blogs at wordyard.com—is unshy about his enthusiasm for blogging. He celebrates its earliest practitioners for creating communities and making it easy for the technically inept to share their thoughts. He hails their descendants, too, including the political bloggers on the left (Talking Points Memo) and right (Little Green Footballs, PowerLine) who claimed the scalps of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Dan Rather. [READ MORE]
And on Charles’ blog today, he is deservedly eviscerating the Obama birth certificate conspiracy theorists in the Republican party.
Ladies and gentlemen, I give you your elected Republican officials. Only one, Trent Frank (R-Arizona), issues an unequivocal denunciation of the Birth Certificate loons. Most of the others avoid the question, and one or two seem to be Nirthers themselves.