American Thinker a finalist in international weblog award competition

It came as quite a surprise when AT contributor Russell Cook wrote me to inform us that American Thinker is a finalist in the 2013 Bloggies Awards, one of five sites competing for the title "Best weblog about politics." To be honest, I had never heard of this award, but then again I tend to ignore such competitions. The Wikipedia entry on the Bloggies states, "The Weblog Awards, nicknamed the Bloggies, are annual non-profit blog awards that have been presented since 2001. They are the longest running and one of the largest blog awards, with winners determined through internet voting by the public. The Weblog Awards are presented by Nikolai Nolan, and are covered by many major news organizations."   It does appear, however, to be a fair competition, doing its utmost to make online voting honest, and not prone to ballot box stuffing. In fact, it claims to enforce something akin to voter ID. Any pages with dated entries that existed at some point during the year 2012 are...(Read Full Post)