October 14, 2010

We Don't Need The Huffington Post

When a Christian extremist espouses bigotry and lies, we atheists are quick to call out moderate Christians for not speaking out in opposition. When a rabid Teabagger willfully distorts information and pushes propaganda, we progressives call out mainstream Republicans for not standing up to them. And yet, many of us continue to promote The Huffington Post with our links and tweets even though they are a notorious peddler of the pseudoscience and woo that most of us claim to oppose. The Huffington Post is no friend to the reality-based community, and we should not be promoting it.

But don't take my word for it. See the following: