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Huffing and Puffington Post

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Nothing to do with China, but worth noting:

A socialite, former-Republican-now-Democrat, SUV-hating, mansion-owning writer named Arianna Huffington (pictured) has launched a website called The Huffington Post.

With articles by people like David Mamet and and John Cusack, the Huffington Post seems to be off to a good start. But Arianna darling, do try to be a little less embarrassed about the whole Internet thing:

Arianna's letter from the editor, placed prominently in the top, left corner of the website is titled "On The Blog Now".

Yeah baby.

And one more thing, Arianna: tabloid-style headlines should have one simple message! Headlines should not require a minute of thought to figure out!

Arianna's supposedly Drudge-style top headline at the time of writing reads:

HUFFINGTON POST EXCLUSIVE: EMBARGOED BOOK CLAIMS SAUDI OIL INFRASTRUCTURE RIGGED FOR CATASTROPHIC SELF-DESTRUCTION

Say what?

Compare that to the current headline on Drudge Report:

MEET THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
which is right underneath a sexy photo of Geena Davis showing lots of cleavage. The story is about "Commander in Chief", a TV drama following the challenges facing the first female President of the United States that may be produced in soon.

- Image taken from The Huffington Post.

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