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It's been awhile since we had a good "bitchmeme" flare up on Techmeme, so now is as good a time as any, I suppose. In this case, it's a cross-cultural, multi-continent event involving Mike Arrington of TechCrunch, LeWeb organizer (and TechCrunch partner) Loic LeMeur of Seesmic, and a cast of thousands -- or possibly hundreds.…

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I know everyone is tsk-tsk-ing and waggling their forefingers disapprovingly at Mike Arrington for his response to Wired magazine's drive-by blog attack on TechCrunch and its Washington Post partnership, but I for one am quite enjoying it. I actually thought Mike was pretty restrained in his latest post -- and for what it's worth, I…

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Congrats to Mike for being named one of Time's 100 most influential people (although one wag on Twitter wondered whether this wasn't just the magazine's attempt at blogosphere "link bait"). For what it's worth, he appears in the "builders and titans" section of the list, rather than the "leaders and revolutionaries" section or the "heroes…

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It's been kind of fun to watch the reaction to Mike Arrington's recent "rambling manifesto" (as Henry Blodget called it at Silicon Alley Insider) about the future of blogs and the wisdom -- or lack thereof -- in getting venture financing. Among other things, Kara Swisher decoded it using movie metaphors, Tom Foremski said it…

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I watched this clip of Mike Arrington on the Fox Business show Happy Hour, with Cody Willard and Rebecca Gomez, and the one thing that struck me was how smart and reasonable Mike seemed compared with the frenetic -- almost manic -- Willard and his sidekick. More to the point, I think Mike's long-range outlook…

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