The Blogs And The MSM

Something I've noticed more and more: the lead story in today's NYT-on-dead-tree is essentially a rewrite of what Marc Ambinder, Jon Cohn and the Dish have been arguing for the past week or so in the blogosphere: that the real story of August is how healthcare reform survived the Fox circus. Or take the Washington Post story on the US moving away from barring "disappearances". How different is it from this HuffPo piece by Scott Horton over a week ago?

In some ways, the MSM is ripping off the blogs as much as the blogs are ripping off the MSM. To which I say: as long as it means more information for more people, let us all be ripped off.