Ed Driscoll

The Genteel Victorian Matron As Newspaper Editor

Mark Steyn is spot-on, as always:

If you want to know why American newspapers are dying, plough through this Boston Globe snoozefest on political blogging until you get to this paragraph:

Meanwhile, most presidential campaigns have hired consultants to promote their candidates to bloggers. One candidate, former North Carolina Senator John Edwards, came under attack for allegedly insensitive statements that had been made by two bloggers he hired. They eventually resigned.

“Allegedly insensitive”? You