Edwards Campaign Fires Does Not Fire Controversial Bloggers [Stephen Spruiell]
The AP is reporting that the Edwards campaign is keeping on staff two bloggers who became the targets of intense criticism after the discovery of profanity-laced rants about Catholicism on their blogs. This contradicts a report on Salon.com yesterday that the Edwards campaign had fired the bloggers.
I've previously been interviewed by Alex Koppelman (one of the Salon reporters who wrote the story), and from my experience with him he seems like a diligent and professional reporter — indicating that Salon's report was probably well-founded. So at one point, it's likely that the Edwards campaign had decided to fire the bloggers, only to reconsider in the face of pressure from left-wing netroots activists.
How ironic is it that John Kerry's former running mate appears to have kicked off his own presidential campaign with a flip-flop?
UPDATE: More here.
02/08 02:02 PMShare