Dean blog on Meet the Press

· The Power of Many

Meet the Press (Sunday, Jan 11) included a segment where the reporters (Tim Russert, David Broder, Roger Simon, Chuck Todd) explained, defined, and dissed blogs and such. Among the conventional-wisdom memes that turned up:

  • Blogs are just online diaries. (“look, a true blog is I woke up this morning, I decided to skip chem class, now I want to write about the last episode of Friends.”)
  • Isn’t all this jargon hilarious? (“MR. RUSSERT: But now people who don