Blogging Triumphalism: Canadian Edition

Kate McMillan:

But, for the record – Ed Morrissey did not “bring down the Canadian government”, as some have described it.

His role was important, but […] it was NDP leader Jack Layton who “brought down” the Canadian government, not Ed.

Quite right. Bloggers, especially hard working ones with a lot of readers, can mobilize public opinion. We do not, however, rule the world.

Not yet, anyway.

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  1. McGehee says:

    We do not, however, rule the world.

    Speak for yourself.

  2. Thank god! If you thought Democrats and Republicans were bad enough in Congress imagine Kos and LGF commenters in the same room.