Blogging, as in Slogging

I was going to Fisk David Greenberg‘s insipid, condescending NYT op-ed explaining why he’s not cut out for the blogging game but Pejman Yousefzadeh beat me to it.

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  3. Jim Henley says:

    Did you just use “fisk” without irony?

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    David should have spent some time reading other blogs before he dove into the deep end of the pool.

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