10/16/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Kos: Time For Dems To "Get Down In The Mud"

Sullivan links to a reader email that asks:

It also occurs to me that in a way McCain and Rove have actually simply taken over the liberal blogosphere in some way. They are being played.

Just a few examples---yesterday Obama gave a fantastic interview at the Service Forum. Did the liberal blogs even cover this? No.

He gave a great speech on the trail. Are his town halls even posted or excerpted? No [...]

The liberal bloggers have become McCain central.

Let me get this straight -- if we all sat around and talking about how great Obama's speech was, then things would be much better for him? Really? People believe this tripe? I'll give Sullivan a pass. He was a winger not too long ago, so he hasn't seen, first hand like many of us have, just how effective "ignoring the other side" has worked. Just ask Kerry and the Swift Boat Vets.

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