Monday, September 14, 2009

Charles Johnson Rides Into the Sunset

oodbye Little Green Footballs, Hello Powerline

The author of the post (John Rohan) shows his conversation with CJ via screen captures of their online comments.  Rohan wants to know why CJ bans so many of his registered users for seemingly frivolous reasons, including voting a comment up or down or disagreeing with CJ.  CJ's responses are interesting and paranoid.  Finally, CJ bans Rohan for asking too many embarrassing questions.

Johnson's behavior continues to be alarming and strange.  I am reminded of Humphrey Bogart's portrayal of Captain Queeg in "The Caine Mutiny."  (Queeg was the captain of a U.S. Navy ship who was relieved of command after exhibiting unstable behavior.)

Rohan once had a productive and beneficial association with Little Green Footballs, which he describes fully, and is sad to see what LGF has become.  However, in the end he has to just pull the plug.  The patient cannot be resuscitated.  He deletes his link to Little Green Footballs (as so many of us have done over the past year or so) and substitutes a new one for Powerline (who deleted their LGF link just last week).

Rohan takes no joy in ending his association with LGF.  He notes that, while the liberals have a number of large blogs like Huffington Post, Move-On and Democrat Underground, we conservatives have fewer and smaller sites.  The conservative movement suffered when Charles Johnson's brain went South.  But Charley has rode into the sunset and it's time to find a new and better horse to hitch our wagons to.

I deleted my link to LGF months ago.  Have you?

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