Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Another reason I read blogs

Why do I spend so much time reading blogs? For posts like this one in this one from Aussie blogger Tim Blair.

In one entry, Blair manages to (a) Expose the myth that American troops are forces for evil, (b) Uncover bias in the reporting of the Washington Post, and (c) be hilarious in the process.

For the full story, first read this article from the Washington Post entitled,
In One Night, Iraqi Turns From Friend to Foe
Man Who Supported U.S. Occupation Calls Americans 'the Devil' After Alleged Raid on His House.
Then read the post in which Blair rips the Post article to shreds, entitled,

(The Blair reference comes via Hugh Hewitt's CNN interview--transcript here:

Just this weekend, Tim Blair, an Australian blogger, a very good blogger, took a "Washington Post" piece that was completely silly -- and the term is fist [actually, "fisked"]-- destroyed it, deconstructed it, proved that it was all spin.

And the CNN transcript comes via Instapundit and Hugh Hewitt.)