A colleague once said of another colleague, "He bases his status on the prominence of the people he doesn't call back."
Well, fuck it: I'm un-friending Armstrong Williams, one of the big-name journalists with whom I connected on a recent friending frenzy.
Why am I cutting Williams loose, when doing so undercuts my social media strategy of friending winners and peeping at the influential?
Not for his right-wingedness, nor his corruption—after all, I count G. Gordon Liddy as one of my dearest Facebook frenemies—but for his cliché mongering, as evidenced by this idiotic plume of platitudes he posted the day after the Fort Hood shootings last week.
Republicans and criminals, we can tolerate here at Writing Boots. Cant, we can't.
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