The Republican National Committee has issued “special media” credentials to several bloggers of its choosing, and yours truly is not among them. This comes as, well, absolutely no surprise at all. Although I did apply for a credential, the party of silencing ideas left me long ago, and I figured all along that I’d be about as welcome at the Xcel Center as I would at Yankee Stadium. Then, yesterday, when my Clicky stats revealed that someone from the Host Committee spent 39 minutes on this blog, searching terms like “ron paul” and lingering on posts like John McCain: Unfit to be President, I pretty much figured that the credentialled bloggers list was being finalized, and that my name would not be on it.
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