Sunday, February 26, 2006
New Kids on the Block
The new guys:
Who’s Makin’ Bacon? – Funny and perhaps
connected. Bacon had the Nussle /Vander Plaats announcement in blog text a few days before the mainstream press. (I know we missed it and we should have picked it up and memed it out across the universe…we’ll get it right...eventually.) camp Nussle
The Smoke Filled Room – A self-described insider with a dead on analysis of the Nussle/Vander Plaats meeting of the minds. This is the blog to read if you want to know the back-story to a Yepsen column.
– A group blog that seems to have at least one insider on the editorial team. The guys like cellared single malt scotches, cigars and testing Republican friendly spin. My guess: buddies from college, over thirty but under forty and swimming in their own form of ennui. Iowa
Krusty Konservative – I haven’t figured this one out, probably just another guy with a habit.
They’re good and completely worth reading, but it takes some of the innocence out of
Moreover, the arrival of this new batch of insiders to the
It’s good, and it gives some of us the option to bow out of the political and focus more on the softer side stuff – furniture, food and our navels. Okay, I’ll probably never give up politics entirely, but I might find my inner Rachel Ray and blog on food & more food with only an occasional political thought mixed in. You just never know.
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