Disclaimer: I am not a John Hawkins fan. I quit reading him years ago when he wrote some egregious article about how smart he was and how all of us dirt people were too stupid to have a successful blog.
That was back in July of 2011:
Debt ceiling Kabuki theater continues, the Huffington Post causes migraines, and John Hawkins is an idiot...
In his "woe is me" screed over at Townhall, How Conservatives Are Being Destroyed by Facebook, Twitter and Google Without Even Realizing It, he points out what Project Veritas is bringing to light about Facecrap, YouTube, and Google are shadow banning conservative sites.
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First he reminds us how important, popular, and smart he and his sites are. Then he tells us that because of the machinations of Facecrap and Google he has to shut down his site Right Wing News. Most important, John Hawkins reminds us he is still an idiot.
Hawkins just started a new site called Grumpy Sloth (no link on purpose) where he follows his formula "number posts" ie: 10 Things to Do While on the Toilet, 8 Ways to Kill Your Wife, 4 Ways to Have Meaningful Conversation With Broccoli, and 20 Dumbest Bloggers of All Time.
The last article could list John Hawkins as number one.
Message to John: I am not being destroyed, and I realize exactly what is going on in social media. You, however, need to get your inflated ego under control and realize people can talk to their broccoli without your help.
Your Twitter feed has a link to your Townhall article with exactly one retweet in 16 hours. Ummmmmmmm, most popular blogger, evah?
Social media IS the new public square. It’s the place you go when you want to reach out and find an audience.Let me tell you what I (who is but a small insignificant nothing burger of a dirt person) thinks:
Social media is quickly becoming irrelevant. People are tired of having Facecrap rule their lives and reading supercilious bloggers like you who tell us how we're being destroyed. The MSM is already irrelevant and all but the most rabid leftwingers know that it's a
I have to agree with one of your commenters at Townhall:
Moron snowflake conservative live-blogs his own meltdown, whataputz, no?