'A 24-year-old blogger ...':
Besides the serious plagiarism
issues, what I find depressing about the entire Ben Domenech affair
is how the WashingtonPost.com tried to turn political blogs into an online version of Crossfire. ... On the left. ... On the right. Etc. ... They treated debate like it's a formula. WaPo may be way ahead of other major media outlets in understanding the Internet. But with Red State
, they were stale and very MSM. The other thing that struck me was Domenech's youth. So young to have such hard beliefs. The same applies to freshly minted young lefties. Young ideologues are coming out of universities, political think tanks and publishing houses like widgets ...