The Boston Globe has published an article (‘Blogs’ shake the political discourse), in which Oliver Willis’ outsized influence is noted:
But he has a political platform of his own, a website called oliverwillis.com, which he runs from his sparsely furnished apartment in Dedham. And when he posted an essay there, promoting former Vermont governor Howard Dean for Democratic nominee, he drew a flood of comments from people he had never met. When Oliver Willis talks, it turns out, the blogosphere cares.
Willis links back at Bask In My Glory.