Sunday, February 27, 2005

Jerry Brown - Now Blogging

Jerry Brown

Check out Jerry Brown's (Mayor Oakland, CA) new blog. The blog has logged 20,000 hits in six days.

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Brown blasts into blogosphere with swipe at critics
Phillip Matier, Andrew Ross
San Francisco Chronicle

The blog was picked up on the popular "Instapundit'' site. Within 24 hours, the mayor's missive had logged more than 7,000 hits, and dozens of comments ... some flattering, some not, and some just plain funny.

Among them:

"Why are you wasting time with a blog when you have a city falling apart around you?'' asked fellow blogosphere traveler Tman. "I sold my house in Oakland last year to escape your horrid administration.''

On the other hand, Joe S. wrote, "Wow, I thought you were a nut and off the map. After reading these comments, I think I will erase that part of my brain and re-evaluate.''

And then there was Celeste F., who wrote, "Hey Jerry, have you tried pot yet? ... Never had the pleasure of meeting you, but if you want to hang and chill, I always have great herb and excellent trips trips on politics.''

Blogger Flap advised: "Make this blog 'real' and people will read it. Keep on sounding like a press release and it (soon) will be ignored.'' (more)


At 11:58 AM, Blogger Gretchen Ross said...

Do you happen to know when Michael Moore's next documentary is coming out?

At 7:00 AM, Blogger JOlmsted said...

The Internet Movie Database lists MM next film, Sicko, as scheduled for release later this year.


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