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Jake Tapper Is “A Little Fried,” But “That’s Not Supposed To Stop A Blogger”

tappersept29.jpgThe title of Jake Tapper‘s blog is perfect: It really is “Down and Dirty.” It has quickly become the most personal, raw example of blogging by a television news personality. Check out Tuesday’s entry:

“After three weeks with not one full day off, I’m a little fried. (Worked two weekends in a row in Louisiana, then last weekend I was called in — then sent home — from a “Hurricane Rita Special Report,” while on Sunday I got to travel to Harrisburg.) So I have very little to contribute. I know that’s not supposed to stop a blogger. I suppose I could tell you all what’s really going on behind the scenes here at ABC News, who will end up anchoring World News Tonight, who will assume the heralded Koppel Nightline stool… but something seems to be malfunctioning with my compu…”

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