Alexander Grant, Ulysses S. Hamilton, what’s the difference? [Plus a Killgore Trout bonus]

CJ on US GRANT

Charles Johnson has donned a new hat: Numismatist.

Civil War Buff, Race Detective, Climate Scientist, U.S. State Flag Historian, Blog Platform Reverse-Engineering Whiz, Photo Manipulation Expert, AstroTurfer, Twitter Police Captain, Breivik Influence, Stalker, Weiner Truther, Laptop Recognition Specialist and Sporter Of The Most Magical Jazzy Ponytail In The Universe never knows when to stop.

And we’re glad he doesn’t.

Meanwhile from 2009, the same year Charles Johnson decided to part his MJP on the left:

LGF On Lesbians And Muslims

Both Killgore Trout and Mich-again are longtime lizard-lappers, and both are still posting on LGF. By The Charles Johnson Midnight Run Rules, their words are his words as well. Own it, Charles.


The Ruse and Fail of Little Green Footballs: Part I – Overview

This is Part 1 of a multi-part monograph about a blog named Little Green Footballs and its founder Charles Foster Johnson. Although he will likely consider it a “hit-piece,” the intention is nothing of the sort. The purpose is merely to illustrate a microcosm of the blogosphere, the history and dynamics of a once-prominent blog and its founder, without judgment, prejudice, hyperbole, vitriol or snark. We’ve attempted to present an unbiased story based on factual evidence, citing sources when necessary.

Some of the following is by necessity purely anecdotal and/or speculative; however, objectivity is the goal. We don’t intend for this monograph to be a comprehensive summary of the history of Charles Johnson and Little Green Footballs, as it spans more than a decade. There’s just too much to cover in detail, so we’ve chosen to illustrate specific events – a general timeline with commentary.

This documentary was compiled over a span of months (indeed some of the referenced work goes back years) with the majority written prior to the untimely demise of Andrew Breitbart. Those sections where he is mentioned have not been rewritten to reflect his passing.

So with that out of the way, let’s take a curious trip down memory lane. –Ed.

Prologue
Part 1 – Overview
Part 2 – The Ascendance of Charles Johnson and LGF
Part 3 – The Bannings
Part 4 – The Flounces
Part 5 – The Turnaround
Part 6 – Current Events & The Future Of LGF

Bonus track: Revisiting Rathergate

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