One point about this is that it is a bit of a character assassination itself--characterizing the blogs without reading them. Anyone who does read dKos or AMERICAblog, for examples, knows that the agendas are broad and vigorously followed. Guckert's statement is clearly aimed at the deliberately uninformed. Also, he statement about charater assassination and conspiracy actually reflects the blogs on the right more accurately--as anyone who really reads blogs knows. Finally, Guckert's character has never been assassinated. He actually did and said the things that have been brought to light! If anything, he assassinated himself by his own actions. As to conspiracies, well, the jury is still out, in his case.
Amazingly, Guckert still believes he was taken seriously as a journalist! What nerve this guy has!
But, then again, he would have to have nerve to even contemplate going from male escort to White House "journalist."
Yikes! Proud of plagiarized articles? Proud of presenting quotes lifted from websites as though he got them himself? I won't bother to go on with this one!
Given that he is not Jeff Gannon, but James Guckert, this is a rather astonishing statement. He was not a real journalist, he just played one on TV! Now, somehow, he believes in that role. Just astonishing.
Hey! But what else could we expect?