Yglesias

The Good Thing About Blogging…

CREDIT:

… is that though adversaries can “fact-check your ass” you can still write whatever kind of crazy made-up stuff you like. Similarly, if you mainly publish articles in a magazine you happen to own, you can write things like “Assad has been sending Sunni warriors from all over the Muslim world across Syria’s border with Iraq, where they massacre Shia on arrival” and nobody can ask you to produce, you know, evidence for that assertion.