Now that the FEC has decided not to treat bloggers as potential independent expenditures and allow them the freedom to say what they want and do what they want, perhaps it’s safe to answer these questions.
I know a lot of other bloggers read Polinaut. So please post in the comments section, your answer to the following questions.
-1- Are you paid in any way by a campaign or candidate?
-2- Do you consult with campaign officials or party officials as to how the content on your site can be most beneficial to a particular candidate or party?
-3- Are you as an individual paid by a campaign or affiliated with an organization or company that has as a client, a particular campaign or political party?
There’s nothing wrong, mind you, with either 1 or 2 or 3. I just think it would be interesting to find out what bloggers are independent, and which ones actually are working with or for a campaign.
Besides, throw in your URL and it’s a free plug.
FYI, here’s my current list of blogs I read several times a day (these are the ones I have in the (only) POLITICS category. :
Blog of the Moderate Left
The Carpetbagger Report
Comedy Central – Daily Show Text Headlines
The First Ring
Kennedy v. The Machine
The Kool Aid Report
Krinkie for Congress
Minnesota Campaign Report
Minnesota Democrats Exposed
Minnesota Republican Watch
Minnesota’s in the middle
Nihilist In Golf Pants
North Star Liberty
North Star Politics
NPR People: Ken Rudin
People’s Republic of Minnesota
Rambling from the North
SD63: red life in a district of blue
Session Daily – Minnesota House of Representatives
Shot In The Dark
Swing State Project
Three Way News
The Wind Beneath the Right Wing
Pollytick in Minnesota