A Memorandum in Colors

I like it – Read/WriteWEb has a post on Memorandum Colors: X-Ray Glasses for Political Bias in Blogs where you can, in the quotes of Marshall Kirkpatrick, “…install Greasemonkey plug-in that shows the political bias of past linking behavior on blogs aggregated by Memeorandum, the political sister-site of tech aggregator Techmeme.”

I installed Greasemonkey first and then the rest and now get something like this … Pretty cool!

Christopher Buckley / The Daily Beast:

Sorry, Dad, I’m Voting for Obama —  Welcome to The Daily Beast: A Q&A with Tina Brown  —  The son of William F. Buckley has decided—shock!—to vote for a Democrat.  —  Let me be the latest conservative/libertarian/whatever to leap onto the Barack Obama bandwagon.

Some stories are clearly supported in a bias way … like this:
Cleveland Leader:

Barack Obama’s Involvement with ACORN Unearthed, Missing Article Recovered — Elections – Elections 2008 – News – Politics – Society – U.S. Politics – US News  —  While Barack Obama’s connection with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) has not gone entirely unreported, it has not been fully explained.

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