Remember when Matt Yglesias got his position at The American Prospect? Of course you do—for members of our generation, the blog generation, it's analogous to knowing where you were when you found out that Bambi's mother had been killed. Everyone had nothing but congratulations for the young man setting off into legitimate journalism. But really, why should anyone have thought positively of his so-called "accomplishment"? For have we not known, at least since the days of Korzybski and Borges, that TAP is not meritory?