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Cillizza On the Vilification Of Chris Hughes

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Amid all the bashing of The New Republic owner, Chris Hughes, following a wave of massive shake-ups at the magazine last week, The Post’s Chris Cillizza took a moment yesterday to remind everyone that Hughes is not, in fact, the worst person in the world.

A lot has been said about the moves. Everything from eulogies for The New Republic to Daniel Snyder comparisons have been launched in a shaming campaign against the magazine’s owner. But as he wrote yesterday afternoon on “The Fix,” Cillizza poses the question: “Have we gone overboard in the “Chris Hughes is the worst person ever” sweepstakes? And, if so, why?”

The answer he seems to give is ‘yes,’ highlighting several key issues as to why. Firstly, Cillizza points out that people love Frank Foer and hate Chris Hughes. The former roommate of Mark Zuckerberg has cast himself as “the Montgomery Buns figure,” while Foer would inevitably play the role of “the forever-altruistic Ned Flanders.”

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WHCA Dinner: TWT Lands Hootie

This laugh’s on me: I love “Hootie and the Blowfish” so you can imagine my excitement to see that TWT’s WHCA Dinner guest list includes Darius Rucker.

Guests joining John Solomon and TWT at this year’s WHCD are Senator Roland Burris, Under Secretary for Political Affairs at the U.S. Department of State William J. Burns, WH Staff Secretary Lisa Brown, DARIUS RUCKER!!!, Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea HAN Duck-Soo, WH Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Cecilia Munoz, Department of Energy Deputy Chief of Staff Valerie Owens.

UPDATE: Oops I missed a few!

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Klaus Scharioth, Donald S. Beyer – Former Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, Redskins Running Back Clinton Portis, Redskins Coach Jim Zorn, Vice Admiral Carl Mauney, CEO of Corporation for Public Broadcasting Stacy Harrison, VP at Sinclair Broadcast Del Parks, CEO Newsmax Media Christopher Ruddy, Andrew Breitbart, Orson Bean, Five For Fighting’s John Ondrasik, brietbart.com’s Laurence Solov and Jude Christodal.

Morning Reading List, 08.25.08

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We’ve got your morning mix of media Muesli after the jump…

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