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July 17, 2007

JetBlue, Proud Sponsor of the YearlyKos

Roger Simon says he doesn't mind it, on the theory that it's good "for all of us." If a corporation wants to sponsor one blogger group, of course we can just wait our turn for the crazy corporate blog-money.

Does Simon believe a word of this? It is beyond dispute that, owing to the fact our major insitutions are largely controlled by liberals, vicious sites like the DailyKos ("Screw 'em," he said of murdered civilian contractors, "I feel nothing") are given a pass because there are no enemies to the left. Meanwhile, the slightest bit of "controversial rhetoric" from a rightwing site makes it radioactive for most corporations.

Let's just say that if the right of the blogosphere got together to organize a big multiblog convention (we'd have to multiblog, to even approach Kos' numbers), I don't think JetBlue would be quite as willing to toss us some corporate sponsorship to subsidize the soiree.


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