Saturday, May 19, 2007

The Daily Digest

James Joyner and Jeff Mascott elucidate "netiquette," or how to befriend a blogger.

Tom Edsall argues that Rudy represents not just the post-9/11 GOP, but the post-GWB GOP: "Hawkish on defense, bullish on unrestrained capitalism, socially tolerant on some questions, acidly intolerant on others, despised by his foes, beloved by his allies, eminently comfortable with combative politics, he is plausibly positioned to capitalize on—and perhaps drive—the reconfiguration of the Republican Party."

"Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty." Even if Thomas Jefferson didn't coin this phrase, the recent capture of the Fort Dix Six reminds us of their pertinence—so much so that Deroy Murdock proposes a congressional Eternal Vigilance Medal for "civic-minded patriots whose extraordinary alertness stops terrorist cold."

Get paid to blog. The Environmental Working Group is hiring for a "staff blogger."