“You have blogs that proudly parade around saying, ‘We don’t need no stinking credibility or stinking information — it doesn’t matter what you say or do if you know how to write.’ They cover themselves under the mantle of the First Amendment. But if John Adams and Thomas Jefferson had any idea what the First Amendment would have wrought, they would have canceled it.”Congratulations, Buzz. You are now disqualified from any serious discussion about, well, pretty much anything from here on out.
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Great Moments In Ignorant Hyperbole
The Boston Phoenix has yet another blogger/Bissinger story. They're kind of old hat and boring now -- Bissinger has walked back from his Costas rant and now claims to be distinguishing between good and bad blogs -- but this little quote is worth a block: