February 12, 2008

I've been Freeper-lanched!

I was checking Colossus visitors earlier this afternoon and noticed a great many coming from the well-known Free Republic.com site, specifically this thread. It seems someone used the screen capture I made for my Newsbusters post yesterday (regarding the Houston Obama campaign office that had the Cuban flag with Che Guevara on it hanging on the wall).

But that's not what brought the visitors. It seems a commenter thought that since the Colossus server hosted the pic, it was somehow "illegitimate." That, and because we (I, actually) occasionally write about "Battlestar Galactica" on the blog! Well, pardon me. Amazing how this genius managed to find the "Galactica" stuff, but somehow missed the vast amount of other -- POLITICAL -- material, including the big "Contributor to Newsbusters" icon at the top of the blog.

Hopefully, though, the visitors that came here from FR have realized that this "HawaiianGecko" guy is a total tool.

Posted by Hube at February 12, 2008 03:41 PM | TrackBack

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And I've gotten big- time hits from NY Time's Caucus blog on the same story, which is linked back to your Newsbusters piece.

Posted by: Rhymes With Right at February 12, 2008 04:58 PM

You got a link to that Caucus Blog story?

Posted by: Hube at February 12, 2008 05:05 PM

Yep -- have been hit on bunches all day.

But from this story.

Posted by: Rhymes With Right at February 12, 2008 06:32 PM

Well, dude, you have ARRIVED!

Posted by: Browein at February 12, 2008 09:57 PM

Thanks, RWR! Good work! :-)

Posted by: Hube at February 13, 2008 04:39 PM

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