This is a great story of how the Huffington Post’s business model is essentially get people to give you content, pay them nothing and make money for yourself, all the while railing against how big business is screwing over the little guy.
There is also a brilliant analogy of how what Huffington does parallels what the Writers Guild of America is striking against. It also points out that many WGA members post for Huffington railing against what Huffington does without a sense of irony at all.
All in all, it’s a important look at how the Left-wing blogosphere functions and they hypocrisy of those who rail against a system they exploit to make themselves rich.
Did you really think Kos was eating PB&J every night and cutting his diarists checks?
And, just for the hell of it, here’ s our ode to Duckie himself when he won Douchebag of the Week.