A brilliant propagandist

Of all the people I have discovered from blog reading, the most journalistically talented is Billmon, whoever the hell he is. It’s not so much that he is a good writer: there are lots of people out there who can write with angry terse eloquence, even if not enough do. But he is a great editor. He understands the art of arranging fragments into a bigger story. The Independent ought to hire him to edit their fancy pages.

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