Thursday, September 30, 2004

'Round The Horn

The hounds of the blogosphere have been released and they've set upon Nick Coleman like Michael Moore on a side of beef. Captain Ed was the first member of the Northern Alliance to take a bite of Coleman's increasingly thin hide, and he soon followed on by Mitch Berg, SCSUScholars, and SPITBULL. Today Lileks joined the fray with a few subtle remarks of his own. It would be interesting to know what he thinks of Nick Coleman off the record. Heck, even the Commish has gotten his licks in.The only member of the Northern Alliance yet to be heard from on Coleman is Power Line, and they probably deem him unworthy of their time.

Other local bloggers have also weighed in including:


Bogus Gold

Helloooo, Chapter Two!

Plastic Hallway

Tom Swift


New Patriot

And Coleman bashing is not limited to Minnesota bloggers as evidenced by posts from:

Irreconcilable Musings

Jay Rosen


Austin Mayor


QandO Blog

The beauty is that Coleman is getting savaged from the both the right and left on this. And that the rest of the country now has a chance to experience his arrogant hackery, as those of here in the Twin Cities have for years.

At this point I don't know if they're much left of his carcass to pick over, but rest assured we will be discussing Nick's nattering nonsense this Saturday on the Northern Alliance Radio Network. In fact Mitch has invited Coleman to appear on the show to further enlighten us unworthies on the finer points of being a journalist. Don't hold your breathe on that one.

SP ADDS: Also, from Guerilla Monkey, a terrific fantasy/reality sequence featuring a weepy phone call from Nick Coleman and this destined for the masthead description:

The mean one is that Frat guy, that Saint Paul.