Better Angels

"...all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature." ---Abraham Lincoln, First Innaugural Address

Saturday, September 18, 2004

Buckhead

So everybody's all over the outing of "Buckhead" the once-anonymous blog poster who started the maelstrom that we know as "Kerning! The Musical."

He's not just some basement dwelling, cheeto eating troll; he's Harry MacDougald Esq. of Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to being a lawyer allied with conservative causes, he's a member of the Fulton County Board of Electors.

Not only that, but when the LA Times and the Washington Post sued Freerepublic.com for copyright infringement, Macdougal drafted an amicus brief for the Freepers on behalf of the Southeastern Legal Foundation.

Charming.

ETA: Powerline blog, which followed the Superscript Follies from the beginning, credits a certain Elizabeth MacDougald with pointing them to the Freerepublic comments thread where Buckhead first struck. Hmmmm. (I'd provide a link, but uh, I really don't want to show up in their stats. Here, look at the Google results.)