Friday, June 17, 2005

Liberal Blogosphere Scorecard: One for Two

One victory, one defeat.  Conservative pundits referred to the swarms perpetrated by the Big Brass Alliance ( ) as a test of the liberal blogosphere.  It is clear that we passed the test.  Blogpulse currently lists 6780 posts matching "Downing Street Memo".   Admittedly, much of this was promoted by one person, , but the blogosphere activity clearly helped him.

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However, the other big challenge we took on has not worked out so well:


Tom Cruise Proposes to Katie Holmes

By SOPHIE NICHOLSON Associated Press Writer
The Associated Press

PARIS Jun 17, 2005 — Actor Tom Cruise said he and girlfriend Katie Holmes are engaged, after he popped the question early Friday morning atop the Eiffel Tower.

Cruise, speaking at a Paris news conference with Holmes, said: "Yes, I proposed to her."

The couple often shared smiles and blushes as Cruise turned to look at her, with a massive diamond ring on her finger.