Steve Rubel knows one rule – never underestimate any group’s self-perceived self-importance:
For 2004, I cannot think of a single person or persons that had a greater influence on society than the bloggers. Let’s remind them by making our voice heard. If you think about American politics, media, business – no one, no one had a greater influence for better or worse than the bloggers.
I’m torn. Yes, bloggers had a large impact on politics/society in the past year but I still think a well-placed devil-horned picture of Karl Rove (he’s actually in the running). And it might shed some light on push polling.
My favorite comment comes from Metafilter:
Bloggers, who happen to be the spawn of self-important web designers, also happen to place a ridiculous self-importance upon themselves in comparision to the rest of the world.