Instapundit is a blog by Glenn Reynolds of Knoxville, Tennessee. It became popular immediately after 9/11 due to his hawkish stance on the War on Terror. For a couple of years his was the most popular weblog on the internet. He claims to be a libertarian but his point of view is much closer to that of Neal Boortz or Eric S. Raymond: libertarian only when convenient (he supports same sex marriage and the legalization of drugs), but otherwise strictly a conservative Republican who is short on public policy analysis, long on war cheerleading, and with a sizable hate-on for liberals.
Original content? Original schmontent!
Instapundit has very little original content. Much like the Drudge Report, it is less a weblog than a news aggregator site sending traffic to real articles on other sites. Original content appears to be limited to a few words:
- Read the whole thing
On the plus side, he does have good taste in music. But since when was that an excuse?