The worries of a Libertarian blogger are many. No sooner is she back from the beach than she has to face yet more difficulties. The economy is suffering, and she has anti-union posts to write. Here's another post that--
Sweet Chocolate Jesus! She didn't!
Megan McArdle said Ann Althouse was old and ripping off her readers. First, Megan says:
Ann Althouse doesn't like the Kindle because the gray-on-gray print is too hard
for her to read....But I know a lot of older readers complained about contrast
during my previous website's brief foray into dark-gray text.... I would be
surprised if this troubles anyone under forty who isn't legally blind. But it's
a good point.
Athouse was quite pretty once, as she likes to remind her readers. She's still attractive. On the outside, at least. Megan continues:
Most bloggers have Amazon Associates accounts that generate a fairly trivialAnd that was the end of it.
amount of revenue. Perhaps Instapundit makes a fortune off of his, but the rest
of us--and I've had one for years--get enough money to buy a nice electronic
gadget once a year, maybe. This is hardly worth jeopardizing my relationship
with my readers, my reputation, and my salary in order to push worthless crap.
Ha, gotcha, didn't I! From Megan's comments:
Hi, Megan. I know you can enlarge the text, but I care a lot about theStay turned for more. Both women don't like criticism very much, and both tend to be obsessive about it.
aesthetics. It just doesn't look good enough to me. I didn't say it was "too
hard" for me to read. I said I want a crisp, clear, high-contrast page because
it's easier to read. Given a choice between a Kindle and a book or my computer
screen, I never pick up the Kindle.
Posted by Ann Althouse June 1, 2008 5:26 PM