The Horse’ Mouth has a nice clip of Neil Cavuto practically begging Democrats to appear on his show. As Greg Sargent accurately notes, this demonstrates the wisdom of the blogosphere’s strategy to aggressively attack the right-wing noise machine, which has now moved mainstream in Democratic circles.
But since the only thing that terrorists understand is force, the next step should be to up the ante, and I think that the Democratic Convention would be a good place to start.
At party conventions, all the networks have fancy, skybox studios overlooking the floor, which gives them a sort of privileged and comfortable access to the proceedings.
I see no reason why Fox should get one in Denver next year. Put Brit Hume in bloggers’ row in between Atrios and Markos, and let them fight it out. If anything, putting Fox on a level with Blue Blogistan should increase its journalistic credentials.