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here is an interesting idea – If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Co-Opt ‘Em … would it work? should it even be tried?
By Kristi Heim
Seattle Times business reporter
In Washington, D.C., a tenacious Web logger helped take down Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott.
In the other Washington, a different blogger is helping to take down the center-field bleachers at Safeco Field.