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calendar   Wednesday - July 28, 2004

Counter-punch

Thanks to Barb I was turned on to this issue which, as I read into it, really rankles me.

It concerns Andrew Sullivan, the openly homosexual journalist and commentary writer who professes to be Republican but is now equally openly considering the possibility of voting for Kerry. (Can you tell it will be for one issue only regardless of what he may be saying?)

It all started with this site, The Spoons Experience criticizing Sullivan for his blatant "donations" icon after every post. Sullivan claims to need to money to run his blog. Spoons disagrees.

So the effort is this: rather than contribute to Sullivan, how about donating to other "more conservative" sites: like ours? hehehe

Really, though, what Sullivan is doing is blatant pandering. I am not sure if he is serious about voting for Kerry or if it is just a ruse to dupe liberals to give him money. A part of me says that if he engages in the latter and actually gets donations, so much the better as those liberals now have less to give to other liberals.

A bigger part of me says it is unethical and does not reflect well on other conservative bloggers for we will be seen as nothing but a bunch of money grubbers. Worse yet we will be likened to politicians who will say anything to get you to support them.

OK, I've said/made my piece/peace on this issue.
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Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 07/28/2004 at 11:32 AM   
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