Tuesday, March 06, 2007

'It's a good day to be an American' says blogger that covered Libby trial

After four guilty verdicts were issued in the trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, one blogger who helped cover the trial heavily at the blog FireDogLake said "It's a good day to be an American, huh?"

The remark was made by Jane Hamsher who, with several partners and guest-bloggers, provided daily, nearly instantaneous coverage of the trial in an activity which seemed in some ways to redefine the free flow of information.

"To say it was tense in the courtroom as we were waiting for a verdict would be an understatement," Hamsher also said. "My heart was pounding in my chest as it all started to become real for me, all we'd done, how far we'd come."

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