Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

Wakey wakey

“A few years ago the debate was about whether the media controlled politicians or whether politicians controlled the media. Now it is about how we are all responding to the explosive power of citizens, consumers and bloggers.” – Gordon Brown … Continue reading

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I’ve been laughing out loud for the last half-hour

Click here to find out why. (Oh, and here’s an unrelated treat for new readers who don’t know what the hell the previous link is all about. You deserve a good laugh, too.) UPDATE – Oh, go on… have another. … Continue reading

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The New Conservatives: Parallels and Realities

Hi folks. Yes, this is another long post that takes a closer look at ‘Guido Fawkes’ and related issues, but this one comes complete with its own knockers… The Independent – When it comes to a debate on Iraq, Tony … Continue reading

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Hehehehehe

Oops. UPDATE (2:02pm) – Hahaha! And an ‘oops’ from me, too. It was foolish to assume that Staines would include all pertinent information in any given post.

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Climb every mole-hill

Johnny Void began by making a common enough mistake; thinking that the enemy of his enemy was his friend (or, perhaps, some form of zip-gun). Been there myself. But I think he went of the rails a bit when he … Continue reading

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This will seem awfully familiar to a lot of you…

The Register – Bloggers unite to save astroturfing for Mankind: In an all-too-familiar scene, bloggers, Slashdot readers and several news outlets were taken in by the hype surrounding a provision in the Senate ethics reform bill that would have required … Continue reading

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About as low as it gets…

IP addresses have played a role in recent outings, and we’ve also seen a few people playing fast and loose with issues of identity… so it does not surprise me at all that we now have an IP Spoofer in … Continue reading

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The De-Briefing (Guido and his political astro-turfers)

Ministry Of Truth – Generation Gap: There are definable limits to what Tim could reasonably hope to achieve by taking an open pot-shot at Guido, which I’m sure he’s perfectly well aware of, and, for now, the best that he … Continue reading

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Moron of the day

Get a load of this joker. UPDATE – I’ve tried to avoid left/right comparisons as best I can in this, but people are already noticing the obvious split along party lines, so I think now is as good a time … Continue reading

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Jackie Danicki, I have a bone to pick with you…

[Image via Samizdata. Published under Creative Commons. Image resized and enhanced.] A few days ago, Jackie Danicki sent me an email demanding that I remove a photo of Paul Staines from this key post on my website. She claimed to … Continue reading

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