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Thursday, December 09, 2004

History was made Thursday. It might not affect the election much, but it will be talked about for a long time. Just as Monica's Dress brought a previously unknown internet newshound into the international spotlight and first raised the idea of "new media" to the American consciousness, an offhand comment to a right-wing internet discussion group planted a seed in the fertile soil of the Blogosphere. Overnight, what had been an obscure curiosity at the national conventions weeks earlier had driven the breaking of a major news event. The story itself is not earth-shattering. The story of the story might just be.