It's really only a matter of time, after a member of the current administration steps down, before he or she re-emerges on the political and/or cultural scene. Take Karl Rove, for example, who, not to be relegated to some contrived yet lucrative "consulting" position (not yet, at any rate), will write about the upcoming elections for Newsweek.
DailyKos proprietor Markos Moulitsas joins Stephen Colbert to defend his super popular blog, which "Papa Bear" Bill O'Reilly has repeatedly compared to the work of the KKK and the Nazis.
Yes, there are women bloggers out there -- a lot of them, in fact. But when it comes to who gets heard and who sets the agenda, the netroots feel like a "new boys' club."
Perhaps you missed it, but Wednesday was the 19th anniversary of Rush Limbaugh's radio show. Limbaugh was celebrating his ripe old age, in media years, on the same week that liberal blog fans were trekking to Chicago for the YearlyKos convention. Therein lies one of the most important stories in American politics.