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That Took Longer Than I Thought It Would

When I blogged on Safire yesterday, I knew I was being lazy by just asking if he had done blogosphere yet and I vaguely thought my inbox might be full of “you lazy idiot” e-mails (somewhat deserved) before I got off Amtrak yesterday. But it took until a few minutes ago to get one (and he was more polite than I might have expected): “As someone who writes for a purported news website,

don’t you think it’s a little bit embarrassing to ask

whether something has been written when you have at

your disposal the tools to determine that question

yourself? I know I’d be embarrassed.”

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