Paying Attention

On Friday, the Great Falls Tribune conducted one of their daily online polls with a question about political bloggers. This was a follow-up to the Associated Press story and their “investigation” into a political blog called Montana Cowgirl.

The Tribune asked: “Do you pay attention to political bloggers who don’t identify themselves?”

The results were published in Saturday’s paper. With 501 people voting, 92% said they did not pay attention to political bloggers who don’t identify themselves and 8% said they did.

I voted. I was part of the 8%.

The Tribune also has a section on their website for people to leave comments about the questions. It’s called a “Forum” section. People with the names of Rainbow, Bigsky, wbill, and Cowcud (to name a few) all left comments about the Tribune forum question. Continue reading